Suspect sought in sexual assault of girl in Queens

Suspect sought in sexual assault of girl in Queens

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NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police are looking for a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old at a public housing project in Queens.

Police say the man approached the girl in the South Jamaica Houses around 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The suspect followed her into the elevator where he allegedly sexually assaulted her.

The suspect fled when the elevator reached the victim's floor.

Police released a surveillance video of the suspect. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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