Cops looking for man who sexually assaulted woman in Corona

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The NYPD is looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman as she was taking out the trash in Corona earlier this month.

On Monday, Sept. 14, around 10 p.m., a woman was taking out the trash in front of her house in the vicinity of 40th Road and Junction Boulevard, according to the NYPD.

An unidentified man approached her and grabbed her buttocks before running of towards Junction Boulevard, police said.

The man was last seen wearing a black shirt, ripped jeans, a hat and a shoulder-slung backpack, according to the NYPD.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.