Police seek suspect who forcibly touched a woman in Bensonhurst

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual wanted for forcibly touching a woman in Bensonhurst in September.

It was reported to cops that on Wednesday, September 14, at approximately 8:45 p.m. a man – described by police as a Hispanic, approximately 17 years old, 5’5″ tall and 150 pounds – approached a 27-year-old woman at the corner of 82nd Street and 20th Avenue and grabbed her buttocks.

The individual, last seen wearing a white t-shirt, shorts and sneakers, fled to parts unknown after grabbing the woman. There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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