Suspect sought in Freeport sexual assault

Nassau County police have released photos of a

Nassau County police have released photos of a suspect they said is wanted in connection with a sexual assault and robbery of a woman last month on Albany Avenue in Freeport. (Aug. 2, 2012) (Credit: NCPD)

Nassau County police on Thursday released photos of a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman last month in Freeport, and asked the public's help identifying and finding him.

The assault took place Aug. 2 on Albany Avenue just north of Merrick Road in Freeport, shortly after 10 a.m. when the man confronted the victim, committed a lewd sexual act and stole her necklace, police said.

Police described the man as in his 20s or early 30s and 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7. He had a goatee and tattoos on his upper right bicep and his lower left arm.

Crime Stoppers and Nassau police ask anyone with information about this crime to make a confidential call to 800-244-TIPS.

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