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Police Search For Suspect In Bed-Stuy Sex Assault

Bed-Stuy Sex Assault Suspect

A sketch of the suspect in a sexual assault in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Wednesday evening were asking for the public’s help in the search for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

The sexual assault happened around 6:30 a.m. Sunday near Decatur Street and Ralph Avenue in Brooklyn, police said.

The man walked up to the 23-year-old woman, grabbed her by the neck, robbed her, and sexually assaulted her, police said.

No further details were provided.

The suspect was described as a black male between the ages of 20 and 26, standing 5 feet 6 to 5 feet 9 inches tall with a thin mustache. He was wearing a dark-colored jacket and blue sneakers, police said.

Police have issued as sketch of the suspect.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to CRIMES (274637) and enter TIP577.

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