12-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted by Man in Alley: NYPD

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. 

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