You are reading

Man Wanted for Groping 13-Year-Old Girl Twice on Trains in Long Island City, Manhattan: NYPD

Suspect image via NYPD Crime Stoppers on Twitter

March 7, 2019  Staff Report

Police are searching for a man wanted for groping a young girl twice in separate incidents last month while aboard trains in Long Island City and Manhattan.

The first incident happened at around 7:15 a.m. on Feb. 12, when the man and 13-year-old victim were inside a Flushing-bound 7 train. According to police, the man touched her inner thigh as the train approached Queensboro Plaza.

Two weeks later on Feb. 26, the girl and unknown man were aboard a northbound 5 train at around 7:15 a.m. when he approached her as the train headed to the 86th Street station. He then touched her upper thigh before leaving the train at 149th Street – Grand Concourse.

The suspect is describe as having a light complexion, no more than 5 feet 10 inches tall, approximately 200 pounds and partially bald.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

email the author: [email protected]


Click for Comments 
sounds like Roy Moore

Disgusting. These are the sort of crimes Roy Moore was accused of before Trump endorsed him, they have no place in our community


Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

“New York’s Funniest Stand-Up” with Matt Koff

Dec. 6, 2023 by Jill Carvajal

The “New York’s Funniest Stand-Up” competition recently celebrated its 15th year as part of the annual New York Comedy Festival both founded by Caroline Hirsch of Caroline’s on Broadway. New York’s Funniest and previous winners have gone on to become some of the biggest names in comedy.

Buy ‘Made in Queens’ this holiday season

Dec. 1, 2023 By Tammy Scileppi

Seems as if the holiday season is coming upon us quicker than ever! And if you’re running out of thoughtful ideas for gifts and stocking stuffers, here are some tempting offerings, courtesy of those innovative Made in Queens (MiQ) folks.