NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were searching Tuesday night for a man who allegedly groped a woman’s buttocks in a downtown Brooklyn subway station last month.

The 24-year-old woman got off an R Train at the DeKalb Avenue station around 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, and went through a high-wheel turnstile to exit, police said. High-wheel or Rotogate turnstiles operate similarly to revolving doors.

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As she entered the turnstile, the suspect squeezed in behind her and grabbed her buttocks, police said. The woman was not injured.

The suspect ran off, police said.

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The suspect was described as a black male between the ages of 30 and 40, standing about 6 feet tall and weighing about 250 pounds, police said. He was last seen wearing black jeans and a black coat with a fur-trimmed hood.

Police have released a surveillance photo of a suspect.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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