MAP: Queens groper touches four women in two-hour spree, police say

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Police said this man groped four women within just two hours in Queens on Tuesday.
Credit: DCPI

Police are looking for a man who groped four women, including two teenagers, within just two hours in Queens this week.

During the four forcible touching incidents on Tuesday, the suspect approached the women and tried to speak to them before touching their buttocks over their clothing, police said.


View Man wanted for two-hour groping spree in Queens in a larger map

The man first groped a 23-year-old woman at around 6:40 a.m. near Northern Boulevard and 57th Street in Woodside, police said.

About an hour later at around 7:43 a.m., police said he groped at 25-year-old woman at a Rite Aid pharmacy less than a mile away on Steinway Street and 34th Avenue in Astoria.

About two blocks away on 35th Avenue, the man touched a 16-year-old girl at around 8 a.m., police said.

He touched a 14-year-old girl near 31st Avenue and 38th Street around 8:26 a.m., police said.

Cops are hoping to catch the Queens groper with surveillance footage taken at the Rite Aid.

Police describe the suspect Hispanic, as a 25 to 30 years old, 6 feet tall and weighting 220 to 250 pounds.

Anyone with information about the incidents 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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