Woman raped at gunpoint by online date inside Port Authority: report
MANHATTAN – A woman from out of town said a man she met on a popular online dating website raped her in an abandoned area within the Port Authority Bus Terminal earlier this week.
The 28-year-old victim told cops she met her eHarmony match named"Jeffrey Kent" who brandished his gun and forced her into a secluded place before raping her inside in the transportation hub, according to the NY Post. Authorities are investigating whether this is his name or an alias.
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The alleged predator and the woman agreed to have their first date in New York City and she took a bus into the city Monday at 4 p.m., the report claims. The two met inside the Port Authority, where he immediately suggested they go to a hotel. She refused and that's when he allegedly pulled his gun to her back and led her downstairs into an area where an "abandoned train track running through it" before sexually assaulting her, according to the paper.
However, the victim later couldn't locate where she was taken.
After the attack, she managed to find her way out, get help and got treated at a local hospital.
EHarmony boasts that every day 438 singles marry a match they made on their website. There are more two million registered users, they claim.
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