BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A man sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy in Brooklyn on Monday, police said Thursday.
The suspect approached the victim in the vicinity of Rockaway Parkway and Winthrop Street around 4 p.m. He told the boy he had a knife and forcibly directed him to another location, where he sexually assaulted the boy, police said.
The victim was taken to a hospital. He did not suffer physical injuries, police said.
Police asked for help from the public to find the suspect, who they described as being about 5-foot-9 and around 180 pounds with bushy eyebrows.
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