Police Release Photo of Jacket Similar to Sex Attack Suspect's Coat

Thursday, Sep 29, 2011  |  Updated 4:56 PM EDT
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A late-night attack on a woman walking down a quiet Brooklyn street was captured on surveillance video.

A late-night attack on a woman walking down a quiet Brooklyn street was captured on surveillance video.

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Recent Sex Attacks Have Brooklyn Neighborhoods Worried

Police say at least 10 sex assaults or attempted assaults have happened in four areas of Brooklyn since March.
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Police have released a photo of the type of jacket worn by the suspect in an attempted Brooklyn sex attack last March.

The attack was captured on surveillance video outside a house on 16th Street, and the woman's chilling screams can be heard as the man attempts to grab her around 11:30 p.m. on March 20.

The man is seen trying rip down the woman’s pants as he pulls down his own. She cries “get off me” and screams for the duration of the assault – about 45 seconds.

The jacket is pictured here, and police are hoping that someone will recognize it and give them information to track down the suspect.

The attack is among a string of several in Brooklyn that have residents on edge.

The police are urging anyone with information about the attack or the suspect to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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