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Jamaica woman victim of sexual assault: Cops

JAMAICA — The city Police Department sought the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect wanted for that sexual assault of a woman at a residence in the 103rd Precinct, which encompasses Jamaica, Hollis and Lakewood.

According to police, a 27-year-old woman was entering her residence around 6:50 a.m. when she was grabbed from behind by the suspect and sexually assaulted. The assailant then fled the scene, police said. The victim was taken to an area hospital, where she was treated and released, police said.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25- to 28-years-old, 6 feet 1 inch tall and 170 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, text tips to 274637 and enter TIP577 or log on to

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