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Gun-toting suspect sexually assaulted woman in Flushing: Police [With Video]

By Phil Corso

FLUSHING – Police were hunting for a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman in Flushing Saturday afternoon, the NYPD said.

The suspect, with a firearm showing from his waistband, allegedly forced his way into a building on Union Street at about 5 p.m. and attacked his 46-year-old female victim, cops said. The NYPD said the victim was taken to Queens Hospital Center and listed in stable condition.

Police described the suspect as a white man in his 40s, between 6-foot and 6-foot-4 and roughly 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light-blue T-shirt, shorts, sneakers and a baseball cap, the NYPD said.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers Website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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