Cops looking for man who sexually assaulted a woman in her apartment just over the Ridgewood/Bushwick border

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Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in her apartment located just over the Ridgewood/Bushwick border.

At 10:35 a.m. on Oct. 14, a 24 year-old woman was asleep in her bed inside a residential building, located in the vicinity of Halsey Street and Central Avenue. As she was sleeping, an unknown individual entered the woman’s apartment and sexually assaulted her.

The victim was able to push the suspect off, who then fled the location. The victim was later transported to Woodhull Hospital where she was treated and released.

The suspect is described as a white male standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.