The suspect forced his way into the woman's apartment and sexually assaulted her on Nov. 11. Credit: DCPI
Police are searching for a man they say raped a 20-year-old woman inside her Brooklyn apartment last month.
The attack occurred in the vicinity of Prospect Park West and Union Street in Park Slope, cops said. The suspect forced his way into the victim's home at about 8 p.m. on Nov. 11 and sexually assaulted her.
Police released a sketch of the suspect on Tuesday.
According to NYPD statistics, there has been an increase in rapes in the 78th precinct this year compared to last year. There have been eight rapes reported this year through Dec. 8, up from three during the same period in 2012.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).