Man sought for allegedly grabbing woman’s crotch in front of Borough Park synagogue

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BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn -- Police are looking for a man who is accused of grabbing a woman's crotch in the Borough Park area of Brooklyn last Friday.

It happened around 12:25 p.m. in front of 1420 50th St.

Police say an unidentified man walked up to a 21-year-old female and touched her crotch over her clothing before fleeing the area.

The victim, who was not injured in the incident, was able to take a picture of the man as he was walking between 14th and 15th Avenue.

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 enter TIP577.

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