BROOKLYN - Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault in East Flatbush last weekend.

According to investigators, the assault happened at Glenwood Road and East 40th Street. Police say a man walked up to a 26-year-old woman and viciously choked her until she was unconscious. The suspect then raped the woman.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital following the assault.

The suspect is described as a man between 40 and 50 years old, weighing 210-250 pounds.

Anyone with information about the sexual assault is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.