Police: 88-year-old woman sexually assaulted in East New York home

Police say an 88-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in her East New York home Wednesday.

News 12 Staff

Apr 25, 2019, 2:32 AM

Updated 1,822 days ago

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Police say an 88-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in her East New York home Wednesday.
Around 2 p.m., a 24-year-old man entered the woman's house, brought her down to the basement and sexually assaulted her, according to police.
Authorities say the assault took place less than a mile away from the intersection of Sheffield and Livonia avenues, where a suspect was arrested.
The woman was taken to Brookdale Medical Center to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. She is in stable condition.
Police have not yet identified the suspect and say that charges are pending.


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