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Armed man sexually assaulted woman after driving her, police say

Posted: 4:05 AM, Dec 28, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-28 04:05:41-05

WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Authorities say an armed man coherced a woman into his car and sexually assaulted her early Tuesday.

The victim, 21, was approached on Terminal Road by a man armed with a handgun around 4 a.m., according to police. She was driven to an unknown location and then attacked, police said.

The individual fled after the attack. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Police did not offer a description of the culprit.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the crime to call Nassau County Special Victims Squad at 516-573-4022.