THE BRONX - Police are on the hunt for a man who they say raped a woman within the 49th Precinct early Sunday morning.

According to authorities, the 24-year-old was followed into her apartment building and sexually assaulted in the staircase.

The suspect is described as a black man between 25-35 years old. He was wearing a dark waist-length coat, a dark-colored fleece and a ski hat.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.