19-year-old Elijah Lofton arrested in Bed-Stuy sexual assault

The teenager is accused of attacking a 22-year-old

The teenager is accused of attacking a 22-year-old woman on May 17.

BROOKLYN - Officers have arrested a teenager in connection with a sexual assault in Bed-Stuy earlier this month. 

According to police, 19-year-old Elijah Lofton followed and attacked a 22-year-old woman in the middle of the night on May 17. 

They say he pulled the victim in between two cars, threatened her with a gun and then assaulted her. 

He's charged with committing a felony criminal sex act. 

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