BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn – Police opened an investigation Wednesday after a man sexually assaulted a woman at a Brooklyn beauty store, the NYPD reported.
Police said the woman was in the Sutter Avenue store in the Brownsville section just before 2 p.m. when the unidentified man approached her from behind.
As the victim bent over to remove an item from a refrigerator, the man began to lick her buttocks with his tongue, authorities said.
When the woman confronted the man, he left the store and fled in an unknown direction, police said.
The woman was not physically injured.
The NYPD has released the above surveillance video of the bizarre encounter in hopes the public can help identify the man.
Police described him as being between 25 and 35 years old, measuring around 5 feet and 8 inches and weighing around 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green soccer jersey, dark blue baseball cap and dark colored sneakers.
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