16-Year-Old Girl Was Forced Into Car At Gunpoint, Police Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Wednesday were searching two suspects in connection with the sexual assault a 16-year-old girl in Brooklyn late last week.

The girl was waiting for the B12 bus near East New York Avenue and East 95th Street around 8 a.m. this past Friday when a dark blue vehicle, possible a livery cab, pulled up alongside her, police said.

The first man stormed out of the vehicle from the back seat with a black firearm in his hand and pushed the girl into the car at gunpoint, police said. The suspect then allegedly sexually assaulted the girl in the vehicle, police said.

The girl was treated and released at a nearby hospital, police said.

Police described the alleged assailant as a black male around 5 feet 9 inches tall, between the ages of 30 and 35, with corn rows and possibly an African accent. Police have released a sketch of the suspect.

East Flatbush, Brooklyn Rape Suspect

A sketch of a suspect wanted in the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

The second suspect, who police said was driving the car, was only described as a black male with a thin build.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, visit the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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