Man groped 8-year-old twice at subway station: NYPD - Metro US

Man groped 8-year-old twice at subway station: NYPD


Police are looking for a man who they say grabbed an 8-year-old girl’s buttocks twice as she followed her mother up the stairs at a Bronx subway station.

Around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, inside the East 149th Street and Grand Concourse station, an girl was walking behind her mother on the steps between the 2 train and 4 train platforms when a man grabbed her buttocks from behind, police stated.

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After the second time, the man told her he was “sorry” before running back toward the southbound 4 train, police added. Authorities released a sketch of the man wanted for questioning.

Police described the man as Hispanic and approximately 30 years old, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 and weighing 160 to 175 pounds. He had straight black hair with a light goatee and beard and was last seen wearing glasses, a blue Yankees T-shirt and black jeans.

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Anyone with information should call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS or, for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

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