Man wanted for sexual assault on busy Bay Ridge street

Cops are looking for the man they say groped a woman during her evening commute in Bay Ridge.

According to authorities, a 21-year-old woman was walking along 86th Street and Fifth Avenue on March 5 at around 5:45 p.m. when a man approached her and grabbed her breast.

Police describe the suspect as a Middle Eastern man that is around 20 to 25 years old, 200 pounds and from anywhere from 6’2” to 6’5”.

Anyone with information 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, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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