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Police search for teen who raped 11-year-old in public bathroom

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Police are searching for the person who they say raped an 11-year-old girl in a public bathroom in Morrisania earlier this month.

Police say that back on Oct. 14, the 11-year-old girl went to meet with the suspect in Hilton White Park.  Police say that's when the suspect asked her to go inside a nearby public bathroom, where he raped her and ran off. The girl returned home and told her parents.

She was taken to Montefiore Hospital where she was treated and released, according to authorities.

Officials say the the suspect is between 4 and 16 years old. They say he is about 5 foot 4 inches and around 120 pounds. He was last seen in a  gray hoodie, dark shorts and white sneakers.

Police are asking anyone with more information on the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800 577-TIPS.

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