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Police search for rape suspect in Brooklyn

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Police are searching for the man who attempted to rape a 21-year-old woman in Brooklyn early Friday morning. 

Authorities say the victim was walking towards her home in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section around 1:30 a.m. when suspect grabbed her and tried to sexually assault her. 

The victim screamed and a passerby attempted to help before the suspect then fled the scene. 

Police say the suspect is a Black man in his 20's, 6-feet-tall, 170 pounds, was wearing a black jacket, dark pants and a winter hat with draw strings. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).     

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