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Armed Man Breaks into Queens Business, Sexually Assaults Woman Inside: Police

Police released surveillance video of the man in a baseball cap

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013  |  Updated 7:30 AM EDT
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Police are searching for a suspect in a sexual assault in Flushing, Queens on Saturday, June 22. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

Police are searching for a suspect in a sexual assault in Flushing, Queens on Saturday, June 22. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Police have released surveillance video of a man who allegedly broke into a Queens business and sexually assaulted a woman inside last Saturday. 

Police said the man, seen walking in a baseball cap in the video, is wanted in the June 22 assault in the area of Union Street in Flushing.

The attacker was armed with a gun and forced his way into the business, where he sexually assaulted the woman, according to authorities. 

The 46-year-old victim was taken to Queens General Hospital.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect, believed to be in his 40s and about 6 feet to 6 feet 4 inches tall, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. 

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