1 arrested, 3 others accused of sexually assaulting woman on Brooklyn rooftop

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One man has been arrested in connection to sexually assaulting a 30-year-old woman on top of a Brooklyn rooftop, and police are looking for three more suspects.

Capsion Nereus, 22, was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with a criminal sex act, sexual abuse, forcible touching, and unlawful imprisonment.

The incident happened Monday around 3 a.m. on the rooftop of a building on Eastern Parkway near Utica Avenue.

Police say the four men can been seen on surveillance video just moments before they approached a 30-year-old woman on the street.

According to police, the men asked the woman if she wanted to smoke marijuana on top of a nearby building.

However, the four men sexually assaulted the woman once she reached the top, police say.

Police are looking for the three remaining suspects.

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

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