Stonewall Inn
A neon sign shines in the window of the Stonewall Inn in New York, June 23, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A Latino man has been identified as main suspect in the rape of a 25-year-old transgender woman at the Stonewall Inn in New York City on Saturday night. In the images provided by the NYPD on Monday, the accused is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’9 to 5’11, 35 to 45 years of age, and 250 lbs. He was last seen wearing an all grey suit and has goatee style facial hair.

The photos provided by the New York City Police Department were obtained from a surveillance video that shows the victim entering the bathroom being followed by the subject. Sources said the clip registered they were in the unisex restroom for about 8 minutes, which is when the rape allegedly took place.

The woman, who has chosen to remain anonymous for the time being, reported the attack via 911 about an hour after it happened. According to police reports, the man claimed he wanted to wash his hands to enter the room and proceeded to touch her without consent and sodomized her.

NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce revealed the attacker is a frequent client at the historic landmark and believes they have good chances of getting to him. “The case is going well. People inside the Stonewall know him, and we will go from here,” he told WABC-TV.

Mayor Bill De Blasio, who recently signed an order allowing the transgender community to use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender, expressed his disappointment at a press conference earlier this week.

“Look, it’s a very disturbing incident taking place in a site that’s very important historically and where something good happened in terms of creating more opportunity for people to live their lives,” he reportedly said.

The Stonewall Inn, located in the Greenwich Village, grew into a cultural icon due to its pivotal role in the birth of the gay rights movement in 1969. It was recently granted the historic status of landmark by city officials.

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