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.READ MORE: Funeral Held For NYPD Det. Jason Rivera, 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
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.READ MORE: New Yorkers Bracing For Nor'easter That Could Bring Significant Snow Totals
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.MORE NEWS: TIMELINE: Nor'easter Could Bring More Than A Foot Of Snow To Long Island & Jersey Shore; Up To 8 Inches To NYC
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