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Alleged East Atlantic Beach rapist sought


The Nassau County police and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly raped a woman in a house on Oswego Avenue in East Atlantic Beach around 7 p.m. on Oct. 1.

Police say the man is Hispanic and in his mid-20s, and at the time of the alleged attack was wearing a T-shirt promoting the grunge rock band Nirvana.

Crime Stoppers asks that anyone who can identify the man or has any information about the incident to call its toll free hotline, (800) 244-8477. There is up to a $5,000 reward to information that leads to an arrest. All calls are confidential.

Reflects updated street address and community.