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Woman sexually assaulted in Williamsburg

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The NYPD is trying to catch a man who attacked a woman outside her parking garage in Brooklyn.

The incident happened around 4:20 a.m. on New Year's Day in the Williamsburg section.

Police say the victim was walking on Maspeth Avenue when she was approached by the suspect who grabbed her and pulled her into a parking garage.

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According to investigations, the suspect simulated a firearm and told the victim to keep quiet. The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim.

He is described as a 20-25 year old black man, approximately 5'8, 150lbs., and thin build. He was wearing a grey zip up jacket with a hood and a dark baseball hat. Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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