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Woman Raped At Knifepoint In Queens Cemetery, Police Say

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Police are searching for a man wanted for sexually attacking a woman in Queens.

Investigators say the man raped the woman at knife point early yesterday morning near Corona Avenue in Elmhurst.

Police say he approached the 41-year-old woman and forced her into a nearby cemetery next to an Episcopal church, where he attacked her.

The woman was treated at a nearby hospital and released.

The man is described as being 25 to 30 years old and weighing between 150 and 175 pounds, with spiked hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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