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Suspect arrested in Brooklyn attempted subway rape

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Police have made an arrest in a sex crime in Brooklyn, and they say surveillance video helped lead them to a quick arrest.

Authorities say 23-year-old Demetrius Morales is the man in the video who tried to rape a woman as she left a subway station last Thursday night.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. at the Bedford-Nostrand Avenue station on the G line.

Police say Morales offered to help the 21-year-old woman get her bags to the street then attacked her on a stairway.

She screamed, and he fled the scene.


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