Police investigating alleged gunpoint rape on Lexington Avenue
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Police are investigating an alleged rape at gunpoint that happened early Saturday morning in Rochester.
Rochester Police say a woman in her 20s was walking down Lexington Avenue when she was approached from behind by someone who pointed a handgun at her, led her into a backyard and raped her.
It happened on the 300 block of Lexington Avenue at around 12:20 a.m.
The Rochester Police Locust Club included the incident in its “Weekend Violence Report” Monday.
ROC Weekend Violence Report 10/15-10/17: 1 gunpoint rape, 3 people shot, 3 people stabbed, 2 gunpoint robberies, 10 incidents of gunshots fired w/nobody struck. Read some sobering crimes @BobLonsberry @13WHAM @news10nbc @News_8 @SPECNews1ROC @DandC @rochester_first @FoxRochester pic.twitter.com/4hfmRjyQYM— RPLC Safety Information for Rochester (@RPLCinfosharing) October 18, 2021
The Rochester Police Department told News10NBC Monday afternoon it is “currently/actively working on this case. There are no updates at this time.”