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Man Wanted In Brooklyn Sexual Assault

Marcus Squire

Marcus Squire, 28, is wanted for allegedly trying to sexual assault a woman and steal her purse in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Police have identified a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman and stole her purse in Brooklyn.

Around 4:10 a.m. this past Monday, the man rang the woman’s doorbell at her home in an unspecified address in the 71st Police Precinct – which includes the southern section of Crown Heights. The man forced his way inside when the woman answered the door.

Once inside, the man tried to sexually assault the woman, but she began to scream, police said. Afterward, the man ran off, but he took her purse with him.

The suspect was identified as Marcus Squire, 28. He is described as a black male standing 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 165 pounds, and last seen wearing a black hooded jacket camouflage pants, a black hooded jacket.

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