Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 at 12:22 am
Mott Haven, NY (June 4, 2019) – On Saturday morning, June 1st, police were called to investigate an incident in which a woman was raped and beaten inside a Bronx apartment building, according to authorities. 23-year-old Temar M. Bishop is currently believed to be the suspect who police are searching for at this time.
According to police, Bishop attacked the victim inside an apartment building located on Alexander Avenue. The suspect allegedly punched the woman repeatedly in the face, at which point he then raped her. Following the sexual assault, Bishop continued to beat the woman until she was knocked out, and then fled the scene.
Police stated that the woman suffered lacerations to her face and body, as well as a fractured nose. Bishop has been described as black, five feet, nine inches tall, and last seen wearing a black shirt with gold lettering, white sneakers, and light-colored shorts. Police are asking anyone with any information on Bishop to please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577 TIPS.
Sexual Abuse in New York
First and foremost, we would like to offer our sincerest sympathies to the victim of this absolutely disgusting and vile predator, as we can only hope for her ability to recover from this incident. It is terribly important to understand that, as the victim of sexual abuse in New York, you may likely have significant rights in terms of recovering compensation for the misconduct that you were so wrongfully forced to endure.
At Hach & Rose, we are devoted to holding sexual abusers accountable for their horrendous and inexcusable actions. Our compassionate attorneys are unconditionally dedicated to providing victims with the most knowledgeable and experienced representation possible. 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 sexual abuse attorneys at 212-779-0057 today.
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