Groping victim hits attacker on Bushwick street: NYPD

He messed with the wrong victim.

Police released on Thursday images and a video of an alleged groper who was hit by the woman he attacked on a Bushwick street last month.

According to authorities, the suspect — identified as a Hispanic male, standing 4 feet 11 inches tall and weighing between 130 and 140 pounds — approached the 37-year-old victim from behind as she was walking near 51 Eldert St. at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17.

Photo courtesy of NYPD
Photo courtesy of NYPD

The suspect proceeded to grab the victim by her shoulder, pull her close to him and grab her butt, police reported. The victim then hit the groper in the face with her keys, causing the suspect to flee in an unknown direction.

Members of the 83rd Precinct responded to the incident; there were no reported injuries.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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