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Police: Man Forcibly Touched Woman Over Her Underwear On Brooklyn Street

Police say this man approached a woman from behind before forcibly touching her and then fleeing the scene. (Credit: NYPD)

Police say this man approached a woman from behind before forcibly touching her and then fleeing the scene. (Credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have asked the public for help in locating a man wanted in connection with a forcible touching incident that took place on July 16.

Shortly before 11 p.m. the suspect approached a 35-year-old woman from behind, grabbed her, threw her onto a bench, touched her over her underwear and fled on foot.

The attack took place near 95th Street and Third Avenue in Brooklyn.

The suspect has been described as a Hispanic male, in his 30s.

Anyone with information regarding this incident has been asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS[8477]. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES[274637] and entering TIP577.

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