NYPD investigating after 16-year-old girl groped on MTA bus

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NEW YORK, NY – Detectives with the NYPD’s 67th Precinct are investigating after a 16-year-old girl was groped on am MTA bus in Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood.

According to police, last Tuesday, at around 5:45 pm, the 16-year-old female victim was on a B35 bus near Church Avenue and Rogers Avenue when an unknown male individual grabbed the victim’s buttocks.

Police said the suspect left the bus at Church Avenue and Utica Avenue and fled the area. The girl was not physically injured during the incident.

The suspect was described as a male, with braids, and approximately 5’6” in height. He was last seen wearing a gray overcoat, hooded sweater, black surgical mask, red and white Adidas pants, and white sneakers.

Surveillance photos and video of the individual are attached and available at DCPI. Anyone with information regarding 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 Crime Stoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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