VIDEO: Police Seek Suspect in Bronx Stairwell Rape

Authorities say the suspect followed a woman into her building and attacked her.

Thursday, Mar 8, 2012  |  Updated 12:24 PM EDT
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Police are looking for the suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault in a Bronx stairwell.

Police are looking for the suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault in a Bronx stairwell.

Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault in a Bronx stairwell.

Authorities say the suspect followed the 24-year-old victim into her building just before 6 a.m. Sunday and raped her in a stairwell before fleeing.

The suspect is described as being 25 to 35 years old and about 5 feet 7 feet tall with a heavy build. He was wearing a dark waist-length coat, a dark-colored fleece and a dark ski hat at the time of the assault.

Authorities ask anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-(800)-577-8477. Tips can also be submitted online here.

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