Cops: We caught Brooklyn groper

Cops say they’ve nabbed a man terrorizing Brooklyn, charging him with forcible touching and sexual abuse.

Adolfo Martinez, 26, was arrested Tuesday night. Cops say he attacked a woman, 18, after she left a Sunset Park subway station Monday night.

He reportedly confessed to the crime, and police were setting up lineups with other victims.

Cops say Monday’s assault might be part of a larger pattern where women have been attacked while walking home alone and groped since March.

Police have attributed 12 attacks so far to one or more suspects, one a rape in June.

But they cautioned that they cannot be sure Martinez was behind every attack — they released a new suspect sketch last night.

Cops reportedly took him in around 9 p.m. at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue after realizing he matched surveillance video footage.

Sunday night, another woman was attacked in Windsor Terrace by someone who snuck up behind her and grabbed her breasts.



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