Feb. 23, 2017 Staff Report
Police are searching for a man who allegedly groped a woman against her will on a Queens-bound E train last weekend.
According to the report, both the suspect and the 46-year-old victim were on an E train between Queens Plaza and Roosevelt Avenue on Saturday around 5:24 p.m. when the man touched the woman’s thigh.
When the woman got up to confront the man, he grabbed her buttocks and smiled.
The victim got off the train at Roosevelt Avenue and the man remained on the train.
The suspect is described as a 25-year-old Asian man standing 5-foot-6 and weighing about 200 pounds. He has a medium complexion, black hair, brown eyes and glasses and was last seen wearing a black coat and tan pants.
Police have released a photo of the suspect and anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.