New Windsor police nab rape suspect

New Windsor police apprehended a wanted rape suspect in New Windsor Wednesday after he allegedly attacked a second victim.Police say the suspect attempted to grab a woman as she walked along train tracks

News 12 Staff

May 28, 2014, 6:55 PM

Updated 3,643 days ago

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New Windsor police nab rape suspect
New Windsor police apprehended a wanted rape suspect in New Windsor Wednesday after he allegedly attacked a second victim.Police say the suspect attempted to grab a woman as she walked along train tracks near Route 300 in New Windsor. Officials say she was able to get away from the attacker and call police. Several officers spread out in the woods near the tracks, and quickly apprehended the suspect. ?Within minutes of the call he was in custody,? says New Windsor Police Department Deputy Chief Rick Hovey. Once police had the suspected attacker, officials were able to match him to the description of the man who kidnapped a woman from a Wallkill Blockbuster Saturday. The suspect allegedly forced the kidnapped woman to drive across the county and raped her. ?Based on quick work and great police work today by New Windsor Police Department, his crime spree is pretty much ended,? says Capt. Wayne Olsen of the New York State Police.The suspect faces several felonies including kidnapping and sexual assault.


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