NYPD seek serial Bronx groper who touched seven girls, two women

bronx forcible touching groper
Police said this man forcibly touched seven girls and two women since February.
Credit: NYPD

Police are looking for a man suspected of groping two woman and seven girls over the last few months in the Bronx.

The man, believed to be in his 20s, forcibly touched women and girls in Allerton, Williamsbridge and Edenwald between Feb. 13 and June 11, police said.

The two adult victims were 21 and 18 years old and the girls were between 12 and 16, according to the NYPD.

The attacks happened in the early morning as the victims walked or jogged, police said, and some occurred near parks. In the first incident, a 14-year-old girl was forcibly touched on Eastchester Road as she walked to the train station.

Most recently on June 11, the suspect touched a 12-year-old girl as she walked on Schieffelin Avenue.

Police describe the man as black and approximately 5-foot-10 with a thin build. He was last seen in a black hoodie, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone with information about the attacks is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), submit a tip online or text 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577.

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