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Cops Ask for Help in Finding Holtsville Rapist

Suffolk police are asking for the public’s help in finding a rapist who attacked a woman in Holtsville last week.

A sketch artist's depiction of the Holtsville rapist (SCPD)

A sketch artist's depiction of the Holtsville rapist (SCPD)

The victim was leaving for work when she was attacked and sexually assaulted in the garage at her home in the vicinity of Waverly Avenue and Union Avenue on Monday, Oct. 26 at approximately 6:30 a.m., according to 6th Squad detectives.


The rapist is described as a white man 18-20 years old with a stocky build wearing a black baseball cap, black hooded sweatshirt, and black pants. According to the victim, the suspect smelled strongly of cigarette smoke. He may have scratches or redness on his face on his right cheek and eye area.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call 6th Squad Detectives at 631-854-8652 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.  All calls will be kept confidential and the caller will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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