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Suspect wanted for groping, exposing himself to teenage girl at Queens subway station

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Police are searching for this man in connection with a forcible touching incident in Jamaica, Queens. (DCPI)

Police are searching for this man in connection with a forcible touching incident in Jamaica, Queens. (DCPI)

JAMAICA, Queens — Police are searching for a man they say inappropriately touched a teenage girl at a Queens subway station.

The incident happened Thursday, Aug. 13 around 7:30 a.m., at the Parsons Boulevard and Hillside Avenue subway station in Jamaica.

Police say the victim, 16, was walking down the stairs when the suspect touched her thigh and legs.  She screamed and ran away.

The victim tells police that when she looked back she saw the suspect exposing and touching himself.

The suspect is described as being in his 30s, is approximately 5-foot-2 and weighs around 130 to 140 pounds.

A photo of the suspect has been released by police with that hope that someone will recognize him.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.