Woman groped, assaulted in Brooklyn

Cops are searching for this man who is accused of forcibly touching a 23-year-old woman and then punching her in the face in Bushwick. (NYPD)
Cops are searching for this man who is accused of forcibly touching a 23-year-old woman and then punching her in the face. Credit: NYPD

Police are looking for a man who groped a woman and then punched her in the face in Brooklyn in February.

Cops say the suspect approached the 23-year-old victim near Saint Nicholas Avenue and Grove Street in Bushwick on Feb. 20. He forcibly touched the woman and then punched her in the face, police said.

He is being described as 5-foot-9 and was last seen wearing a pea coat, scarf, knit hat and jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this assault is asked to call the NYPD’s Crimestoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crimestoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.


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