NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police released new video of a man they say sexually assaulted a woman inside a nail salon in East Harlem.
It happened around 1:30 p.m. inside Sofia’s Nail Salon on Lexington Avenue near East 118th Street.READ MORE: NYPD: 4 Suspects In Custody After 3 Subway Riders Slashed Within Minutes In Lower Manhattan
Police said the suspect followed a 21-year-old woman into the salon, then pushed her up against a wall and groped her over her clothing.READ MORE: Long Island Hispanic Bar Association Organizes Free Prom Dress Boutique For Freeport High School Students
Surveillance video shows the man inside the salon menacing several people crowded in a corner.
One appears to try to spray him with something before grabbing a broom.MORE NEWS: Crucifix Toppled, American Flag Destroyed At Brooklyn Church
The suspect took off in an unknown direction. Anyone with information about him is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.