A 28-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly raping a 70-year-old woman at gunpoint in the Bronx.
The alleged incident took at about 2 a.m. on July 27 in the Belmont neighborhood. CBS Local reported.
Reginald Bellot, 28, of the Bronx, was arrested in connection with the crime on Tuesday, according to police.
According to police, a 70-year-old woman was about to enter her apartment building when someone approached her from behind, took out a gun, and pushed her down a staircase.
Bellot ran off after he allegedly sexually assaulted and raped the woman at gunpoint.
According to authorities, the lady reported the incident on Aug. 2 after being evaluated at a hospital.
Bellot is accused of rape, strangulation, and predatory sexual assault, among other things.
Kentrell McNeal, 15, killed in Chicago Shooting
Two Chicago high school students were killed in gun violence in Chicago on Tuesday. 15-year-old Simeon High School student, Kentrell McNeal has been identified as one of the deceased.
McNeal was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday.
McNeal and the 14-year-old boy were attacked while sitting in a car around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lake Park Avenue. According to Police
The younger boy was struck in the leg and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.
McNeal suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Provident Hospital, police said. He was transferred to Comer.
McNeal was part of the nonprofit youth group Good Kids Mad City, according to the group’s executive director Carlil Pittman.
“Lately I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with Kentrell,” Pittman wrote on Twitter.
is why it’s so important to have creative spaces and outlets for young people to be able to go to because there’s nothing on the streets of Chicago for them already. RIP.”