By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man caught on video grabbing a woman’s backside earlier this month in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

It happened in broad daylight around 7 a.m. on August 5 near Rodney Street and Division Avenue.

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Surveillance video shows the 34-year-old victim walking on the sidewalk as the suspect follows her.

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He appears to grope her, and she turns around to confront him.

They exchange words before she walks away.

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Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

CBSNewYork Team