Received 7 November 2012
In the title compound, C17H15BrO2S, the 4-methylphenyl ring makes a dihedral angle of 14.46 (5)° with the mean plane [r.m.s. deviation = 0.005 (1) Å] of the benzofuran fragment. In the crystal, molecules are linked by pairs of BrO contacts [3.151 (2) Å] into centrosymmetric dimers.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2009); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2009); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 (Farrugia, 2012) and DIAMOND (Brandenburg, 1998); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: RZ5021 ).
This work was supported by the Blue-Bio Industry Regional Innovation Center (RIC08-06-07) at Dongeui University as an RIC program under the Ministry of Knowledge Economy and Busan City.
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