By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to identify the suspect in a car theft and sexual assault.

Video from Nov. 7 shows the man scoping out a vehicle on Wyckoff Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

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Police said the driver had left the car running, with his 27-year-old girlfriend sleeping in the front seat.

The suspect can be seen getting into the car and driving off.

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Police said he stopped in Ridgewood, Queens and tried to sexually assault the woman.

She woke up and screamed, and the suspect ran off.

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Anyone with information about the crime 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