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13-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted in Queens Elevator, Cops Say

By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska | August 21, 2013 11:17am
Suspect in Sexual Assault of Jamaica Girl
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QUEENS — Cops are searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted a 13-year old girl inside her building’s elevator in South Jamaica on Sunday, police said.

The man followed the girl into an elevator in the South Jamaica Housing Development around 7:30 a.m. Once inside, he sexually assaulted her, according to cops. When they reached the girl's floor, she screamed and the man ran off, police said.

Cops described the suspect as approximately 20- to 25-years-old, about 5-foot-8 with a thin build. The suspect's image was captured on surveillance cameras.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black and white t-shirt and a black and white baseball cap.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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.