Women pushing strollers groped on Queens street by man recording himself

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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Police in Queens are searching for a man behind at least two forcible touching incidents involving women pushing strollers.

WOODHAVEN, Queens (WABC) -- Police in Queens are searching for a man behind at least two forcible touching incidents involving women pushing strollers, and they're hoping surveillance will lead to an arrest.

Detectives say the man first walked up behind a 20-year-old woman pushing a baby carriage on 86th Road and 96th Street in Woodhaven just after 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22.

He allegedly grabbed her butt and private area while recording her on his cell phone.

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About 10 minutes later, police say the same man grabbed the backside of a 41-year-old woman also pushing a baby carriage on Jamaica Avenue and 90th Street.

He was recording in that incident as well.

The man then fled on foot.

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The victims were not physically injured.

Anyone with information in regard to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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