A 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted Sunday by a man who followed her down the street, pretended he had a gun and then led her into an alley, police said.
The man followed the girl for about a block on Weeks Avenue in the Claremont neighborhood of the Bronx, the NYPD said.
He simulated a firearm, then led her into an alley and sexually assaulted her, police said.
The man fled after the attack at about 11 a.m., police said.
The girl was taken to a hospital. Her condition wasn't immediately known, police said.