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Man Wanted For Trying to Grope 13-Year-Old Girl on Woodhaven Boulevard Bus: NYPD

Police are searching for the suspect in connection to yesterday’s forcible touching incident. (NYPD)

May 23, 2019 By Laura Hanrahan

Police are searching for a man who tried to grope a teenage girl on an MTA bus yesterday.

On Wednesday May 22, around 4:40 p.m., the 13-year-old girl was sitting on a Q11 bus, heading down Woodhaven Boulevard, when the unidentified man attempted to grab her in the private area, police said.

The teen pushed the man’s hand away and moved to a different area of the bus. She was not hurt as a result of the incident.

The suspect is described as black and 20 to 30 years old. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt, camouflage pants and carrying a maroon and black backpack.

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).

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