Horrific moment groper sneaks up behind woman on Brooklyn street and punches her in the face after grabbing her butt
- The 26-year-old woman was walking in Williamsburg on Sunday night when a man came up from behind her and grabbed her butt
- The victim confronted the groper and slapped him in the face
- The suspect retaliated by punching her three times, nearly knocking her down
- The NYPD’s Brooklyn Special Victims Unit is investigating the sexual assault and offering a $3,500 reward to anyone who can provide a tip about the case
Shocking police footage shows the moment a groper snuck up behind a woman in Brooklyn and walloped her three times in the face when she tried to fight back.
The victim, 26, was walking near South 4th Street and Havemeyer Street in Williamsburg at around 2:15am Sunday when the man chased her down and grabbed her butt, the New York Police Department said.
The unidentified woman immediately confronted the suspect and slapped him, and he retaliated by punching her in the face.
As the woman staggered and fell to one knee, he delivered a second and third blow before walking away.
The unidentified man approaches the victim from behind to grab her butt
The woman immediately confronts the groper in the middle of Williamsburg, slapping him
The man retaliates by punching her in the face. As she staggers, he delivers another blow
Police said the woman sustained bruising and swelling to her face, but went home to rest before reporting the incident, Pix 11 said.
Police described the suspect as around 35 years of age, 6 feet tall and weighing 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen wearing a dark-colored baseball hat, a du-rag, denim shorts, white sneakers and a white jersey with dark colored sleeves and the number 88 on the back.
The NYPD is offering a $3,500 reward for tips on the case.
The NYPD’s Brooklyn Special Victims Unit is investigating the incident as a sexual assault case.
The groper was spotted near the corner of South 4 Street and Havemeyer Street
NYPD are asking for help in identifying the suspect, offering a $3,500 reward for a tip