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Man Sought in LES Rooftop Sexual Assault

clinton street rooftop sex assault suspect

Police are searching for a man they say sexually assaulted a woman on the rooftop of a building on the Lower East Side Friday.

The man, described as about 20 to 25 years old and around 5 feet 5 inches tall, entered a building on Clinton Street with the victim at about 2:50 a.m. Aug. 3. 

The victim went to the rooftop with the man, and was assaulted. The man fled. 

He was last seen wearing a white tank top and blue jeans, police said. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact NYPD Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or at nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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