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Police Seek Suspect in Queens Sexual Assault



    Police have released this surveillance video of a suspect wanted for the sexual assault of a 20-year-old woman in Ozone Park. (Published Tuesday, May 7, 2013)

    A 20-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Ozone Park on Sunday morning by a man who gave her a ride in his car, police said.

    The man allegedly chased the victim to the corner of the street after she exited his car at the intersection of 98th Street and 97th Avenue. He then sexually assaulted the woman at around 5:10 a.m., according to police. 

    Police released a surveillance video of the suspect getting out of his car and starting to run. He is described as stocky, in his 20s, and was wearing jeans and a blue-and-white shirt.

    Police also released a sketch of the suspect (below). 

    Anyone with information about the suspect or attack is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800)-577-TIPS.

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