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Police search for subway groper in Queens

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The NYPD is looking for the suspect who has been groping women at subway stations in the Jackson Heights and Elmhurst sections of Queens since February.

Authorities have released a sketch of the suspect and say he has grabbed the buttocks of five women between last February and last week.

The latest incident happened on Tuesday, July 30 at the ‘M’ train station on Elmhurst Avenue and Broadway, where a 34-year-old woman was approached from behind by a suspect, who grabbed her private area before running away.

Police say the other four incidents took place at the Roosevelt Avenue, 74th Street & Broadway station where he either grabbed the victim’s buttocks or private area before fleeing the scene. One of the crimes happened in March and the other three in July.

All of the victims are Asian women between the ages of 19 and 47.

There were no weapons displayed and no property was removed from the victims. None of the victims were hospitalized from the crimes.

The suspect is a Hispanic man between 25 to 40 years old, 5'7", and 150-160 pounds and was last seen wearing a navy or black baseball hat.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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