Knife-Wielding Suspect Sexually Assaults Girl, 12, Inside Canarsie Home

March 17, 2018 - 2:40 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for a man who attacked a 12-year-old girl in Brooklyn.

Cops say the stranger jumped out from behind the shower curtain in a home in Canarsie, two weeks ago, and assaulted the child. He was wearing a mask and gloves, and has been described as short and heavy with a Caribbean accent. Police said the suspect was armed with a knife.

The victim was treated for injuries at a local hospital.

The incident took place on March 5, around 7:30 a.m. near Farragut Road and Remsen Ave.

Cops are asking anyone with information to call 800-577-TIPS.