Police are looking for this man they say sexually assaulted a woman as she walked NYPD

Police have released a video of a man they say sexually assaulted a woman as she was walking along a Manhattan street over the weekend.

On Feb. 6 at 5 a.m. the 36-year-old victim was walking along East 94th Street when the suspect grabbed her from behind and threw her to the ground after she crossed 2nd Avenue, according to authorities.

The man then forced the woman to walk further down the block where he took $40 and sexually assaulted her, police said. The victim then fled and ran in to a nearby store where the suspect was not able to find her.

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Police have released surveillance of the suspect who is described as a black man, about 30 years old and 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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