Police seek suspect in Christmas rape

Police say the victim was walking to work along Ridge Road Christmas morning when the suspect exited a vehicle, dragged her into the woods and sexually assaulted her.

Police say the victim was walking to work along Ridge Road Christmas morning when the suspect exited a vehicle, dragged her into the woods and sexually assaulted her. (1/25/16)

HIGHLAND MILLS - Police are searching for the man who raped a woman in Highland Mills this past Christmas.

Police say the 45-year-old victim, a housekeeper in Kiryas Joel, was walking to work along Ridge Road Christmas morning when the suspect exited a vehicle, dragged her into the woods and sexually assaulted her. 

They say the woman recently came forward out of fear for her safety.

There is no sketch available of the suspect, but police describe him as a cleanshaven, bald, Hispanic man with a "Central American" accent. He was being driven in a two-door car at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Woodbury police at 845-928-2341.

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Info on Christmas Day rape in Highland Mills

Woodbury police : 856-845-0065

Woodbury Police Dept.

Woodbury Police : 845-928-2341

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