Police search for alleged subway groper in Brooklyn

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Police are searching for this man in connection with a forcible touching on a Brooklyn subway. (DCPI)

Police are searching for this man in connection with a forcible touching on a Brooklyn subway. (DCPI)

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Police are searching for a man they say grabbed a woman’s butt on a Brooklyn-bound subway.

The incident happened June 10 around 5:30 p.m., while the victim, 31, was riding a southbound R train.

According to police, when the train was pulling into the DeKalb Avenue subway stop, the suspect allegedly touched the victim’s thigh and butt.

The suspect is described as being approximately 35 years old, around 5-foot-7 and weighing 190 pounds. A photo of the suspect has been released with the hopes that someone will recognize him.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stopper’s Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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