Police: Man Groped Woman Through Window, Said He Was Cop, In Brooklyn

May 20, 2018 - 11:47 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police were searching Sunday morning for a man who allegedly groped a woman through an open bedroom window, and claimed he was a police officer, in Brooklyn.

Around 4:40 a.m. Saturday, May 12, the suspect was walking on a second-floor rooftop of a building near Clarkson and Rogers avenues in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn.

He reached into the open bedroom window and groped the 21-year-old woman who was asleep in her bed, police said.

When the woman awoke, the man claimed to be a police officer and asked to join her in bed, police said.

The woman screamed and ran off, police said. There were no injuries reported.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) 57-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.