By Christina Carrega
An alleged rapist with tattoos across his chest and right hand is wanted by police for the vicious sexual assault of a woman in South Ozone Park.
Police identified 24-year-old George Persaud for allegedly raping a 40-year-old woman on Dec. 30 while using a fake gun. Persaud, who sports a tattoo on his chest that reads “Only The Strong Survive” in cursive and a nautical star on his right hand, forced the woman into a secluded area with the phony weapon and raped her, police said.
The woman was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
Persaud is described as 5-foot-4, approximately 150 pounds with brown eyes. He also has tattoos on his right hand knuckles.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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