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Suspect Sought In Bushwick Sex Assault

The attacked happened near Willoughby Avenue and Central Avenue last Sunday just before 6 a.m.
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NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Police are searching for an alleged sexual predator in Brooklyn.

The suspect, believed to be 20 to 25-years-old, is accused of sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in Bushwick.

The attacked happened near Willoughby Avenue and Central Avenue last Sunday just before 6 a.m.

Police say the suspect approached the woman from behind, punched her in the face and then assaulted her.

The woman was treated at Wyckoff Hospital.

Police say the suspect was last seen wearing a white waist length jacket, blue jeans, white sneakers and a baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-Tips (8477). The public can also submit their tips to the Crime Stoppers website or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.