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Man groped woman inside subway station near Central Park: NYPD

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HARLEM, Manhattan — Police have released the photo of a man they suspect of groping a woman inside a subway station near Central Park.

Police are looking for this man in connection with a report that he forcibly groped a woman inside a subway station on Oct. 24, 2016. (NYPD)

Police are looking for this man in connection with a report that he forcibly groped a woman inside a subway station on Oct. 24, 2016. (NYPD)

A 47-year-old woman told the NYPD that the incident happened Oct. 24 around 7:30 a.m. shortly after she entered the subway station at 110th Street and Central Park North, which services the 2 and 3 lines.

The man approached the woman from behind and grabbed her crotch before quickly fleeing the subway station, officials said. No injuries were reported.

Police have released to the public a picture of the suspect from a surveillance camera inside the station captured before the incident.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.