Police are looking for a suspect in the sexual assault of a woman at the Baruch Houses this morning. According to cops, the man broke into an apartment, near Delancey Street and FDR Drive, at around 9 a.m. He attacked the 40-year-old victim and then fled. The attacker also took the woman’s cell phone. She’s now in stable condition at Beth Israel Hospital. Police describe the suspect as a black male, 5 feet 7 inches and wearing a black hoodie. If you might have seen anything of use to investigators, call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.
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