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Man accused of groping 14-year-old on 4 train in East Harlem: police

Posted: 5:20 AM, Jul 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-17 05:20:13-04

 (NYPD)

EAST HARLEM — Police are looking for a man who allegedly touched a teen girl inappropriately on the subway earlier in July.

The 14-year-old victim was riding a Brooklyn-bound No. 4 train near the 125th Street station in East Harlem around 7:20 a.m. on July 10 when the unidentified man touched her buttocks with his hand, police said.

Both the victim and the alleged groper got off the train at the Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall / Centre Street station in downtown Manhattan, at which time the victim snapped the above photo of the man, according to police.

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. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).