New York News
Video released of Brooklyn subway sex assault suspect
NEW YORK (WABC) -- A man who investigators say sexually assaulted a woman in Brooklyn is still on the run, and police have released surveillance video of the suspect.
The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday as the woman was leaving the Lorimer street L train station in Williamsburg.
The man followed the victim as she walked up the stairs, then allegedly sexually assaulted her and stole her cell phone.
The suspect then fled the scene.
He is described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, standing approximately 5-foot-9 and weighing about 185 pounds.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
Get Eyewitness News Delivered
new york city, brooklyn, williamsburg, subway crime, subway, sexual assault, robbery, new york news
- East Harlem debris cleared in search for cause
- Photos: Accuweather maps for possible Monday snow
- AccuWeather: Cold Sunday
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- East Harlem Explosion: How to Help
- East Harlem community tries to move forward after explosion
- Photos: East Harlem explosion
- Comedian David Brenner, 'Tonight' favorite, dies 54 min ago
- Photos: Famous deaths in 2014 58 min ago
- Malaysian leader: Plane's system deliberately disabled
- Out of control bus hits cars in Brooklyn; 5 hurt
- Widow of Short Hills mall carjacking victim files suit
- Firefighters respond to brush fire near JFK
- LI hospital flooded with phone calls after insulin scare