Woman raped in New York City after getting lost, asking man for directions, police say

Police were on the hunt in New York City on Wednesday for a man who allegedly raped a woman — who got lost and asked him for directions.

A 31-year-old woman from Yonkers, a city 15 miles north of Manhattan, was in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood around 1 a.m. on Sunday when she asked a man for help navigating.

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Instead of assisting her, the man allegedly grabbed the woman by her arm and pulled her into the basement of a building on West 51st Street and proceeded to rape her, WABC-TV reported.

The alleged suspect then fled the scene, leaving the woman with bruising. She was hospitalized in stable condition.

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Surveillance video posted online Tuesday by the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers unit shows the suspect walking down a sidewalk wearing a white T-shirt, with dark pants and shoes.

Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect is urged to contact investigators at 1-800-577-8477.