Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at 12:05 am
Staten Island, NY (May 6, 2019) – A man from Mariners Harbor was arrested after allegedly raping a woman while she was asleep in her basement apartment located in West Brighton, according to authorities. 26-year-old Errick Harvie, of Lockman Avenue, was arrested on April 30th, following the incident which was reported to have happened around 5:00 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 21st.
According to authorities, Harvie entered the victim’s apartment in the area of Broadway and Delafield Avenue and began to sexually abuse her. The victim, identified only as a 23-year-old woman, woke up to Harvie having sex with her, according to a criminal complaint that was filed after the incident.
Authorities stated that prior to the alleged rape, the victim and Harvie knew each other. Harvie has been charged rape, as well as sexual abuse, forcible touching, burglary, and criminal trespass.
Sexual Abuse in New York
Before moving on, we would, first and foremost, like to extend our sincerest sympathies to the victim of this sexual predator as we preserve hope for her ability to physically, mentally, and emotionally recover from this incident. At this time, it is terribly important to understand that, as the victim of sexual abuse in New York, you may likely have substantial rights in terms of recovering compensation for the misconduct that you were wrongfully forced to endure.
At Hach & Rose, we are devoted to holding abusers accountable for their disgraceful and repulsive actions. Above all else, our compassionate attorneys are dedicated to providing victims with knowledgeable and experienced representation, and as members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have been the victim of sexual abuse in New York, please contact our attorneys at 212-779-0057 today.
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