Police: Man gropes 14-year-old girl while posing as Con Ed worker in Washington Heights

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police have arrested a man accused of groping a 14-year-old girl while posing as a Con Ed worker.

Investigators say the man knocked on doors inside a building in Washington Heights on Wednesday claiming to be from Con Ed.

A 14-year-old girl wisely did not let him into her apartment.

Later, when the girl walked out, he groped her and then fled, police said.

33-year-old Lamont Hough of the Bronx was arrested on multiple charges, including sexual abuse.

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