Woman sexually assaulted on street in Bay Ridge

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BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Police in Brooklyn are asking for the public’s help in catching a man who assaulted a woman in Bay Ridge.

It happened on July 16 in the vicinity of 95 St. and 3 Ave.

Police say the man grabbed the 35-year-old woman from behind and threw her on a bench.

He then placed his hand up her skirt before she was able to get free.

The attacker then fled on foot.

Police ask anyone with information  to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.