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Police: Teen Wanted For Groping Woman In Brooklyn

(credit: NYPD)

(credit: NYPD)


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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a suspect who they said is wanted for groping a woman in Brooklyn.

It happened around 3 p.m. Sunday on Maple Street in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.

The suspect approached a woman walking down the street, exposed himself and then touched her inappropriately before running away, police said.

The suspect is believed to be about 16 or 17 years old, police said.

He was wearing black and gray shorts, a navy blue t-shirt and black and blue sneakers with two different colored shoe laces, one pair white and one pair blue, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers hot line at 1-800 577-TIPS.