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Man Wanted for Forcible Touching

The suspect was last seen near Hoyt & Schemerhorn Street Station.

The New York City Police Department is calling on Brooklyn residents to help catch a man wanted for forcible touching.

The incident occurred on Friday August 19th around 12:30 p.m., when a man assaulted a woman leaving the Hoyt and Schemerhorn Street subway station, approaching her from behind and grabbing her forcibly before fleeing.

The man, photographed here, is described as a black man between 20 and 25 years old, standing between 5-foot-9 and 5-foot-10 inches tall and was last spotted in white t-shirt and dark blue jeans.

If you see anything suspicious, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) immediately, or submit any tips about the suspect or related crimes to the Crime Stoppers website by logging on to www.nypdcrimestoppers.com. You can also text tips to the NYPD by dialing 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.  

As always, all calls and tips are strictly confidential.

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