A journalist was groped during a live broadcast as she was reporting about Carnival in Cologne, Germany, which has been on high alert after a string of sexual assaults on New Year’s Eve

Esmeralda Labye, a Belgian journalist working for Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française, was covering Carnival when three drunk men made lewd gestures behind her on air before touching and verbally harassing her, CNN reports.

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At first, Labye was aware of the men’s presence among the thousands of people out celebrating the festivities …

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