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Man tries to rape 13-year-old girl in Coney Island elevator

Friday, May 03, 2013
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Police are looking for a man who attacked a 13- year-old girl in Brooklyn, and they are hoping a sketch will lead to an arrest.

Authorities say the girl encountered the suspect, in his 30s, on the elevator in her Coney Island building around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon.

He reportedly threatened her with a pair of scissors, tried to rape her and then ran away.

The suspect was last seen wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (5477).

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