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Girl raped and thrown off of Brooklyn roof


Police are searching for a second suspect accused of a sex attack on 16-year-old girl and then throwing her off a Brooklyn roof.

Authorities say two men lured the girl to the East New York rooftop around 4 a.m. on July 14 and then raped her.  They then threw her off of the roof.

She was taken to Brookdale Hospital with multiple injuries to her leg, arm and neck.

Police arrested Anwar Desouza, 24, of Brooklyn.  He faces attempted murder, rape, criminal sex act and strangulation charges.

Police are still looking for Antonio Owensford, 26.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS.  Police say that all tips will remain confidential.

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