On Wednesday night at around 9:15 p.m. a female was sexually assaulted by a man on Prospect Avenue between 4th and 5th avenues, according to officials.
The report was sent in an E-mail from Captain Christine Doherty of the 72nd Precinct to Community Board 7. The suspect, a Hispanic man standing approximately 5-foot-7, approached the woman, who is in her 20s, after she exited the R train subway and was walking east on Prospect Avenue. He forcibly grabbed her breasts and ran westbound on the avenue.
The suspect has a thin build and was wearing a dark shirt, baggy dark blue jeans and a baseball hat.
The woman did not sustain any injuries. Police are still investigating for further details.
Anyone with information is asked 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.
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