Cops released new video Wednesday of a man suspected in the rape of a 59-year-old woman in Prospect Park.
The video shows the suspect going through a turnstile at the Franklin St subway station on the 2/3 line.
.On Nov 18, about 4 a.m. near Parkside Ave. and Parade Place, the suspect walked up behind the woman and snaked his arm around her neck to choke her.
He claimed he had a knife and a gun and would hurt her if she didn’t do what he said.
He then knocked her to the ground and tried to sexually assault her. Failing that he dragged her behind a bench and raped her.
The psycho then broke the window of a parked van and forced the victim inside where he tried to sexually assault her again
When he was unable to, he snatched $10 from her purse and kicked her out of the van. He told the victim to leave the area and he then took off on foot east on Parkside Ave.
Cops described him as black, 25 to 35 years old, 5’10” to 6’0″, last seen wearing a shiny dark colored hooded bubble coat, a dark colored knit cap, dark colored pants and white sneakers.
The van was a white Ford Econoline with a green and white logo on its side.
Anyone with information can call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at (800) 577-TIPS.