The police hope the public can help them identify a man who allegedly raped a woman in Brooklyn last month.

According to the NYPD, it happened at 8 p.m. on November 11, 2013 near Prospect Park West and Union Street. A man forced his way into the apartment of a 20-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her.

The NYPD's crime statistics for the 78th Precinct (PDF) show that there have been 8 rapes reported through December 8, 2013 so far.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.