News Prospect Park rape suspect arrested, NYPD says The man is accused of raping a 59-year-old woman just outside the park on Nov. 18, police said. Mowngly Lucas was arrested in connection with a rape outside Prospect Park on Nov. 18, police said. Photo Credit: NYPD By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Updated November 29, 2018 6:49 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The man accused of raping a 59-year-old just outside Prospect Park earlier this month was arrested Wednesday, the NYPD said. Mowngly Lucas, 28, raped the woman behind a bench near Parkside Avenue and Parade Place on Nov. 18 at about 4 a.m., police said. He also forced the woman inside a parked van and tried to sexually assault her again, but was unable to, according to police. Lucas then took $10 from the woman’s purse and ran off. Lucas, of North Corona, was charged with rape, robbery, strangulation, burglary, sexual abuse and unlawful imprisonment, police said. The NYPD had released new surveillance footage of the suspect at the Franklin Avenue 2/3 train station in Crown Heights earlier Wednesday. By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic NYPD releases photos of suspect in Prospect Park rapeThe man dragged the woman behind a bench and raped her, police said. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.