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Police Make Arrest in Connection With East Village Rape

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Police in Manhattan say a person is under arrest in connection with the rape of a woman in the East Village early Monday morning.

Fermin Flores, 32, is charged with rape, burglary, criminal sex act and strangulation.

Investigators say he attacked a 22-year-old victim after he followed her to her apartment on East Seventh Street at around 3:30 a.m.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police released a surveillance video of Flores Monday morning, but they did not say how they tracked him down.

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