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Girl viciously attacked in Queens alley

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A teenage girl was the victim of a vicious attack in an alley in Queens.

The NYPD is looking for the assailant and is hoping surveillance video helps track down the thug.

A man is seen walking into the alley on 43rd Street in Astoria with the girl and later hits her in the head with a brick before running off, according to police.

The 16-year-old victim remains in critical but stable condition at Elmhurst Hospital.

The assailant is described by police as black, in his mid-20s and 6' tall. He was wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans, black sneakers and dark gloves.

The attack occurred on Tuesday at about 10:45 p.m.

Anyone with information about the assault is encouraged to contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following:

www.nypdcrimestoppers.com

Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477)

Text your tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577

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