15-year-old girl groped on subway in Manhattan: police

MANHATTAN — Police are searching for a man that allegedly groped a 15-year-old girl aboard the D train in Manhattan, authorities said Thursday.

Photo of the man wanted for groping a 15-year-old girl.

The 15-year-old victim was riding the D train through the 42nd Street subway station on July 5th around 8:50 a.m. when    an unknown man sat next to her and engaged her in conversation, according to police.

The man then allegedly grabbed the victim’s buttocks as she exited the train.

The victim then fled the location as the man remained on the platform, according to NYPD.

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).

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