Hasidic Man Grabs Woman’s Crotch Outside Brooklyn Synagogue

A Brooklyn woman told police on Tuesday that she was grabbed in the genital area by a man while standing outside the entrance to her synagogue in the predominantly Hasidic Boro Park neighborhood, according to the local news site DNAInfo.

The victim told authorities the incident occurred at 50th Street, and that the man appeared to be Hasidic, dressed in black overcoat, hat and glasses.

Police released a photo of the suspect, which the victim snapped after the incident. She was not injured in the attack.

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Daniel J. Solomon is the Assistant to the Editor/News Writer at the Forward. Originally from Queens, he attended Harvard as an undergraduate, where he wrote his senior thesis on French-Jewish intellectual history. He is excited to have returned to New York after his time in Massachusetts. Daniel’s passions include folk music, cycling, and pointed argument.

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