BAY RIDGE/BENSONHURST/SOUTH SLOPE – Earlier this month, one man sexually abused a sleeping woman inside a car. Another man grabbed a woman’s butt and then ran. Another man pulled up a woman’s skirt. Cops need help searching for all three men.
On July 3 at around 1:43 p.m., a man was inside R&J Grocery at 7701 New Utrecht Avenue. He grabbed a 29-year-old woman’s butt, walked out of the store, and headed east on 77th Street in a black Toyota Sedan. A photo of the suspect is provided below.
In a separate incident, on July 5 around 12:45 a.m., a 32-year-old woman was sleeping inside the front passenger seat of a car. The vehicle was parked at the southeast corner of 83rd Street and Fourth Avenue. Cops say a man approached the woman, reached through the open window, and sexually abused her. That is all the information they provided. A video of the suspect is attached below.
The man then fled northbound on Fourth Avenue into a residential building located at 8201 Fourth Avenue. Cops describe the suspect as a 40-to-50-year-old white man. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black shorts, and black sneakers.
On July 6 at around 4:30 p.m., a 21-year-old woman was walking on Sixth Avenue and Prospect Avenue. According to cops, a man ran up behind her, pulled up her skirt, and grabbed her butt. He then fled west on Prospect Avenue. Cops provided a photo of the suspect below.
Anyone with information in regard to these incidents 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. All calls are strictly confidential.