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Woman robbed, sexually assaulted in elevator

Monday, March 07, 2011

Police in Brooklyn are searching for a pair of thieves who sexually assaulted a woman after robbing her at gunpoint.

Police released sketches of the two men.

They say the suspects robbed a woman inside an elevator in a building on Stanley Avenue in the East New York Section Monday night.

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The men pulled out guns, stole the woman's property, and touched her sexually before taking off.

Suspect #1 is described as a black man, age 25-30, 6'2" tall, medium build, with black hair, and was wearing a red baseball cap with a white logo.

Suspect #2 is described as a Hispanic man, age 25-30, 5'5" tall, large build, with dark-colored hair, and was wearing a blue Ralph Lauren sweat suit with a hood.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

You can also submit your tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting your tips to CRIMES (274637), and then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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