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Police search for suspect who allegedly groped woman in Bay Ridge

Cops are still seeking a man they say groped a woman in the Bay Ridge area in November of last year.

The NYPD, which sent out a media alert on Thursday, February 15, stated that at around 9 a.m. on Sunday, November 17, the suspect approached a 25-year-old woman who was walking near 86th Street and Gatling Place and slapped and squeezed her buttocks. The woman then approached the alleged perp and took photos of him on her cell-phone.

The man is described as white, approximately 5’10” tall with a slim build, light complexion, black hair, brown eyes and hair on his chin. He was last seen in a red hooded sweatshirt, gray pants and black sneakers.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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