April 29, 2019 By Meghan Sackman
A 56-year-old female employee of a Flushing massage parlor was raped on Saturday while she was working, police say.
On April 27th, around 2:30 p.m., a man came into the establishment, located in the vicinity of 37th Avenue and Main Street, asking for a foot massage.
Once the male and the employee were inside the massage room, the man pinned the woman to the massage bed and raped her, according to police.
The man stole the woman’s cellphone, but dropped it on his way out of the parlor.
The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where she was treated in stable condition.
Police describe the perpetrator as black, and between 20 and 30 years old. He is 6 feet tall and was last seen wearing a light blue long sleeved shirt, blue jeans, black and white sneakers, with a light colored backpack.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).