Man wanted in connection with Queens groping: police

FLUSHING, Queens — Police are looking for a man wanted in connection to a forcible touching that occurred in Queens in August.

Authorities received a report on August 31 at around 3 p.m. An unidentified man approached a 38-year-old woman near Ash Avenue and Bowne Street and grabbed the victim in her crotch area, over her clothes. He fled on foot in an unknown direction. The victim had no reported injuries.

The man being sought is thought to be 20-30 years old and last seen wearing a blue shirt and white striped pants.

Anyone with information in regard 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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