Gunman Sexually Assaulted Woman in West Hempstead

A gunman sexually assaulted a 21-year-old woman in West Hempstead early Tuesday morning, Nassau County police said.

The attacker was armed with a handgun when he approached the victim on Terminal Road, drove her to an unknown location and sexually assaulted her at 4 a.m., police said.

The suspect fled scene on foot in an unknown direction. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Special Victims Squad detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call them at 516-573-4022. All callers will remain anonymous.