Police are looking for a suspect who raped a girl in Brooklyn early Tuesday morning.
Authorities say the victim was walking on Buffalo Avenue in Crown Heights when she was approached by the suspect, who was armed with a knife.
The victim was forced into a nearby alleyway, where she was raped. She was later treated at an area hospital.
Police describe the victim as a black male, approximately 5'7"-5'9" in height, with a medium build and a dark birth mark on his lower right face.
At the time of the incident, he was described as wearing a black sweatshirt, black jean shorts and black boots. He was also wearing a black du-rag.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.