Police are on the hunt for a man who pulled off a violent sexual assault in the early morning hours of November 5. The suspect approached his victim, a 42-year-old female, in the vicinity of Bedford Avenue in the confines of the 71st Precinct at approximately 3:45 a.m. He then threw her to the ground and raped her before fleeing on foot. The victim was taken to an area hospital in stable condition. Police have released a sketch of the suspect, and he is further described aa between 25 and 30 years of age, 5’9”, and 180 pounds with a beard. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to call Crimestoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.