An 82-year-old Jewish woman from Brighton Beach, Brooklyn was forced to swear on a Jewish bible that she wouldn’t call the police on her alleged rapist and physical attacker, Asa Robert, the New York Daily News reported.
Over the course of four hours, he punched her, slammed her into a wall, chocked her, and raped her. On his way out, he took a bag of her late husband’s shirts and an umbrella.
A family member told the Daily News about the incident on July 14, saying, that the victim treated her attacker cordially, asking about his family and offering to make him a meal.
“He took advantage of the fact that she was religious,” the family member said. “He made her swear on a Jewish Bible that she wouldn’t call the police, making fun of her.”
The elderly woman called the family member instead of the cops once Robert had left around 6:30 am the next day.
Cops said that a fingerprint at the crime scene on the victim’s bedroom dresser matched a print for Robert’s middle finger.
Robert, who was arrested for a criminal sexual act on an 11-year-old when he was just 9 years old, is still at large.