Man gropes woman inside Manhattan subway station

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East Village groping

Cops are searching for the man who inappropriately touched a woman in the No. 6 Astor Place subway station Sept. 26 (NYPD)

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan — A woman was groped by a man inside a Manhattan subway station last month, police said.

It happened on Sept. 26 around 8:30 p.m. inside the Astor Place No. 6 subway station in the East Village, police said.

The suspect approached the 25-year-old victim and grabbed her crotch and buttocks before running up to the street, according to police.

Police released surveillance footage of the suspect who was last seen with sunglasses and wearing all black. 

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