Subway groper targets 12-year-old boy on N train in Queens

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

QUEENS, N.Y. (WABC) -- Police are looking for a subway groper who attacked a 12-year-old boy.

On April 23, around 4 p.m., police said the suspect grabbed the genital area of a boy who was traveling on a northbound "N" train. The suspect then left the subway at the 36th Avenue station.

The victim was uninjured.

The suspect is described as a white man with a full beard, wearing black sunglasses, a red hooded sweatshirt, a Mets baseball hat, gray jeans, and black boots. He also has a spider tattoo on his left hand and a silver stud piercing by his right eye.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).