Police official sorry for helping discredit 1994 rape of lesbian victim

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police official apologized Friday to a rape victim he helped discredit almost 24 years ago.

Deputy Commissioner John Miller said in a statement sent to the woman’s lawyer that he was wrong to tell reporters that police doubted the woman’s account of being raped in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

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Police say they’ve cracked rape case of lesbian that columnist deemed hoax

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City detectives say they’ve cracked a 23-year-old rape case a newspaper columnist wrote was a hoax.

A woman was walking through Brooklyn’s Prospect Park in 1994 when she was dragged into the bushes and raped. She gave police a detailed description of her attacker.

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