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Woman raped in NYC cemetery

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A woman was abducted and raped in a New York City cemetery early Monday morning.

The NYPD says it happened about 4:45 a.m. in the Elmurst section of Queens.

The knife wielding suspect approached the 41-year-old victim near Corona Avenue and threatened to stab her.

The suspect forced the victim to a nearby cemetery and proceeded to rape her.

The victim was transported to an area hospital where she was treated and released.

The suspect is described as black or Hispanic, 25-30 years old, 150-175 lbs,with black spiked hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.  Police say all callers are kept confidential.

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