New York Daily News
An unhinged creep tracked and tackled a woman to the ground before groping her in a brazen Brooklyn attack caught on camera, cops said Thursday.
The woman was walking south on Morgan Ave. in East Williamsburg about 8:10 p.m. Monday when the suspect began trailing her, cops said.
Realizing that she was being followed, the woman stopped for a moment and pretended to check her phone, allowing the suspect to walk past her, cops said.
🚨WANTED for FORCIBLE TOUCHING: Do you know this guy? On 6/28/21 at approx 8:10 PM, in front of 361 Stagg St in Brooklyn, the suspect tackled a 35-year-old female, reached into her shorts and forcibly touched her. Any info? DM @NYPDTips, or anonymously call them at 800-577-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/HNYkIJpGQR— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) July 1, 2021
The suspect began following her again when she made a right on Stagg St., cops said. A few moments later, he ran up to the woman from behind, jumped on her back and wrapped his arms around her neck as he brought her to the ground, harrowing surveillance released by cops shows.
He said nothing as he pinned her to the ground, reached into her shorts and grabbed her buttocks, cops said.
She bravely fought him off, striking him once in the head before the creep jumped up and ran off.
The woman declined medical attention, cops said.
Cops are asking the public’s help identifying and tracking down the attacker.
He is described as Hispanic, about 5-foot-5 and 165 pounds with black hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt, green camouflage pants and black sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
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