Queens serial groper targeting teen girls, police say

Thursday, April 2, 2015

QUEENS, N.Y. -- Police have recently released a sketch of a suspect who inappropriately grabbed three women in Queens.

In each case, the suspect grabbed the buttocks or crotch of the women over their clothing, then fled on foot.

He first targeted a 15-year-old girl around 7 a.m. Nov. 6, at the corner of 136th Street and 60th Avenue. The next incident was around 8 a.m. March 11 near 132-34 58th Avenue. The victim was a 13-year-old girl.

At 7:30 a.m. March 23, he grabbed a 19-year-old woman at 136th Street and 59th Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white man, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, 30 to 40 years old and 170 pounds. He has a slim build, and was wearing a dark green jacket, grey hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 800-577-TIPS.