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Washington Heights Sex Assault Suspect At Large

Police believe this is the suspect. (credit: CBS 2)

Police believe this is the suspect. (credit: CBS 2)


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NEW YORK (CBS 2) – A search continued Wednesday for the suspect in frightening attack in a Washington Heights apartment building.

Police said the man followed a woman into the building near 179th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue Monday morning and sexually assaulted her inside an elevator.

The victim was treated and released at a hospital.

The suspect fled the scene.

Police were asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect, who was caught on video.