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Man, 25, Arrested in Brooklyn Alley Rape, Robbery

Saturday, May 18, 2013  |  Updated 12:05 PM EDT
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Man, 25, Arrested in Brooklyn Alley Rape, Robbery

Surveillance video had captured a man pushing the victim into the alley before raping her.

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Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the February attack on a 22-year-old woman who was forced into a Brooklyn alley and raped.

Eric Dancy, 25, was charged Thursday with rape, a criminal sex act and robbery, among other crimes.  

Dancy allegedly approached the victim near East 27th Street and Glenwood Road in Flatbush on the morning of Feb. 2., forced her into an alley blocks from the Brooklyn College campus and raped her.

He allegedly robbed her before running off.

Information on an attorney wasn't immediately available.

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