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Suspect Sought in Crown Heights Rape

Police are looking for the man they say raped a woman early Tuesday morning.



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    Police are looking for a suspect who raped a girl in Brooklyn early Tuesday morning.

    Authorities say the victim was walking on Buffalo Avenue in Crown Heights when she was approached by the suspect, who was armed with a knife.
    The victim was forced into a nearby alleyway, where she was raped. She was later treated at an area hospital.
    Police describe the victim as a black male, approximately 5'7"-5'9" in height, with a medium build and a dark birth mark on his lower right face.
    At the time of the incident, he was described as wearing a black sweatshirt, black jean shorts and black boots. He was also wearing a black du-rag.
    Anyone with information in regards to this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
    All calls are strictly confidential.