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Alleged Pervert Gropes Woman Inside Astoria Subway Station Monday: NYPD

The suspect (L) and the entrance to the Astoria Blvd. Station (R) (Photos: NYPD and Google Maps)

March 18, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

Police are searching for an alleged pervert who groped a woman inside a subway station in Astoria Monday.

The suspect, according to police, assaulted the 29-year-old victim inside the Astoria Boulevard subway station at around 7:25 p.m. as she waited for a train.

The man approached the victim and rubbed her buttocks in a sexual manner without permission while she was standing on the subway platform, police said

He then fled the scene in an unknown direction. The woman was not injured.

The suspect is described as having a dark complexion and dark-colored hair. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, blue jeans and black/white sneakers.

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 https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.com/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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