Serial Rapist Strikes Again on West Side of Manhattan

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New York City police are on the hunt for a suspect wanted in connection with three sexual assaults on the West Side of Manhattan.

The latest incident occurred around 1 a.m. Monday near St. Nicholas Ave. and West 147th Street. The victim told police she was attacked in her own apartment and the suspect had forced her to have sex with him at knife point.

The news comes on the heels of three other reported attacks that have occurred in both the Morningside Heights and Hamilton Heights areas.

Officials have released video and a sketch of the suspect. He is described as a black male around 30 years old, nearly 5-foot-5 and weighing around 150 pounds. He was last spotted wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans, and white sneakers with stripes on the sole.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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