Monday, October 20, 2014
[Updated] Report: Police make an arrest in attempted Stuy Town rape
The NYPD has arrested a suspect wanted for the attempted rape of a 20-year-old woman in an elevator at 600 E. 14th St., the Town & Village Blog reported.
Juan Scott, 26, who lives at 544 E. 13th St., has been charged with attempted rape.
The incident occurred around 4 a.m. this past Friday. The victim reportedly screamed and struggled with her attacker, causing him to flee. Security cameras showed the suspect escaping from the building by climbing down a tree to street level.
The NYPD are investigating the suspect for other crimes as well, according to DNAinfo.
Updated 5:40 p.m.
The Villager reports that Scott is a cousin of Rosario Dawson. Her mother and father and other relatives still live at 544 E. 13th St., The Villager points out.