Police search for alleged groper

May 16, 2009 5:49:05 AM PDT
NYPD say three women were attacked by a man who went on a two-hour groping spree on the East Side Wednesday night. According to police, the suspect first accosted a woman at a Rite-Aid drugstore on Second Avenue at East 30th Street at around 6:15 p.m..

He allegedly put his hand up the woman's skirt, grabbed her crotch and buttocks and ran out of the store.

Next, he did the same thing to a woman in the lobby of her building on Second Avenue near East 36th Street at around 7 p.m., police said.

He then allegedly assaulted a 27-year-old woman in the elevator of her building on East 56th Street near Third Avenue at 8:15 p.m.

The suspect was described as a 5-foot-10 inch tall, 200-pound Native American man in his 30s with long, black hair. He was wearing tan shorts, a tan and black T-shirt and white sneakers.


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