Police: Woman sexually assaulted in Williamsburg

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WILLIAMSBURG -

A woman was sexually assaulted while walking home in Williamsburg, police say. 

The incident happened Thursday near Richardson Street and Kingsland Avenue around 2:20 a.m.

Police say the 27-year-old woman was walking home after leaving a nearby bar when she was attacked and sexually assaulted by a man.

Investigators say the man came up from behind the woman, forced her to the ground, removed her clothing and raped her.

The woman walked a mile to the 90th Precinct after the incident before being transported to the hospital in stable condition.

Police say the suspect is in his 20s and is about 6 feet tall. They are continuing to look for surveillance video from the area in an effort to identify the suspect.

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

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