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Sex assault suspects in Harlem caught on camera

Sunday, August 05, 2012
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Suspects wanted in a sexual assault in Harlem (WABC Photo)

Police in Harlem are searching for two men who sexually attacked a woman on the street.

Investigators released security camera photos of the two suspects.

Police say they approached a 35-year-old woman near 112th Street and Lexington Avenue at 3:20 on Thursday morning.

One of the men threw her to the ground and sexually assaulted her while the other acted as a lookout.

The woman eventually managed to escape. She was treated at a local hospital.

Both suspects fled the scene. They are described as Hispanic men in their early 20s. One has a ponytail.

Anyone with information in regard 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 www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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