Hunt Suspects In Queens Sex Attacks
Queens detectives are searching for two suspects in connection with four sex attacks that occurred in Forest Hills and Corona between May 19 and June 22.
Police believe Ibrahima Ragis, 20, was one of two men who accosted and sexually assaulted a 20-year-old woman at knifepoint, outside her Corona apartment on May 19.
The victim told police she was accosted by two knife-wielding men when entering her building on the Horace Harding Expressway at about 3:30 a.m. Both men sexually assaulted her “in quick succession”, and Ragis robbed her immediately after the attack, the victim said.
Ragis is also wanted in connection with three separate attacks in Forest Hills between May 19 and June 3, police said.
Cops said Ragis allegedly raped a 17-year-old on May 28 and sexually attacked and robbed a 22-year-old woman on June 3.
Ragis is also being sought in connection with an attack in Corona at about 2:30 a.m. on June 22, where he and an accomplice grabbed a 20-year-old woman and sexually abused her.
The unidentified accomplice in that attack allegedly grabbed the woman, who fought back and hit him with a metal shopping cart, police said.
Ragis is described as a black male, 20-years-old, five-feet, five-inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with short, black hair.
His accomplice is described as a black male, 30-years-old, five-feet, nine-inches tall and 150 pounds. He was wearing dark blue basketball shorts at the time of the attack.
Anyone with information is urged to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.
The Hotline is offering a $2,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects.