LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens (PIX11)—Police are searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a rape that happened this past weekend in Queens.
According to authorities, the 20-year-old victim was walking along Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street in Long Island City just before 4 a.m. Sunday when she was grabbed from behind by two of the suspects.
The men dragged the woman into a nearby parking lot and forced her in between two vehicles and held her down while a third man raped her. The suspects later fled the scene.
The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment and was later released.
While the woman wasn't able to identify the two suspects who grabbed her, she managed to get a glimpse of the third man who raped her.
The suspect is described as being a white male, between 25-30 years of age, 5'10" with dirty blonde hair and light colored eyes.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.