Girl threatened with scissors in attempted rape

Girl threatened with scissors in attempted rape

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

A 13-year-old girl was forced into a basement on Coney Island where a man attempted to rape her, according to the NYPD.

Police say the attack happened at about 3:30 p.m. on April 30.

The child was walking into her building's elevator when the suspect threatened her with a pair of scissors. They rode the elevator to the basement where the attempted rape occurred, said police.

The NYPD released a sketch of the suspect on Friday.

Anyone with information about the attempted rape is encouraged to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following:

www.nypdcrimestoppers.com

Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477)

Text your tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577

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