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Police search for rape suspects

Saturday, June 05, 2010
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Police are hunting for two suspects wanted in connection with a rape and sexual assault. The men attacked a 19-year-old woman in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, police said. (WABC Photo)

Police are hunting for two suspects wanted in connection with a rape and sexual assault.

The men attacked a 19-year-old woman in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, police said.

The attack happened on Wednesday at 2:00 in the morning near Linden Blvd and Bedford Avenue.

A 19-year-old woman was walking when one suspect grabbed her and forced her between 2 parked cars where he sexually assaulted her, police said.

He then walked her several blocks to a secluded area located on Parkside Avenue, where she was raped. The second suspect showed up and then he also raped the victim, investigators said.

Both suspects fled the scene. The victim was treated at area hospital.

The first suspect is described as a black man, 5'7",160 lbs., wearing a blue jeans, white sneakers, white t-shirt.

The second suspect is described as a black man, 5'10", 200 lbs., wearing a grey sweater, black sneakers, black baseball hat, goatee.

Anyone with information in regards to the whereabouts of this missing person is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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