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Police search for suspect in Brooklyn rape

Saturday, June 02, 2012

Police in Brooklyn are searching for an armed rapist who targeted his victim as she waited for a bus.

Investigators have released a sketch of the suspect.

They say he approached a woman at a bus stop in Brownsville early Tuesday and dragged her down the street into Lincoln Terrace Park, where he sexually assaulted her at gunpoint.

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Police say the suspect is in his early 20's.

He's around 6 feet tall and 150 pounds.

He wore a gray hoodie, red black and white sneakers, and blue jeans.

The 26-year old victim was taken to Woodhull Hospital and listed in stable condition.

Police are asking for the public's help in catching the rapist.

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

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crimestoppers website http://a056-crimestoppers.nyc.gov/crimestoppers/public/publicMWGallery.cfm

People can also text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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