NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A woman who refused the advances of a man inside a deli in Brooklyn was groped by the man even as she called police from her cell phone.
Video of the assault inside the DeKalb Ave. Deli on Mar. 16 was released by the NYPD.
The man is seen approaching the 29-year-old woman. Cops said he tried to engage her in conversation but she ignored him. At that point he touches her backside. As the woman takes her cell phone out, the man touches her again. He then leaves the deli and returns and slaps her backside.
The suspect fled on foot southbound along Ashland Place at about 12:30 a.m.
He is described as black, 30 to 35 years old, 6'1", 160-170lbs. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a black jacket, gray sweatpants and black sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. You can remain anonymous.