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Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted While Walking In Williamsburg

(credot: DCPI)

(credot: DCPI)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The hunt is on for a sexual predator in Brooklyn.

Police have released a sketch of a suspect, believed to be between 20 and 25-years-old, wanted for attacking a woman in Williamsburg.

Investigators said the man approached the victim as she walked on Maspeth Avenue early Sunday morning.

She was allegedly grabbed and forced into a parking garage where police said the suspect simulated a firearm and sexually assaulted her.

Police said the suspect is about 5-feet-8-inches tall, weighing about 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey zip up jacket with a hood and a dark baseball hat.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  Tips can also be submitted to the Crime stoppers website or by texting 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.