Police investigating midtown subway groping incident

NYC Subway train - File Photo.

NEW YORK, NY – Detectives with the NYPD’s 13th Precicnt are investigating a subway groping incident.

On Thursday, a 35-year-old woman was groped while walking up the stairs at the 28th Street subway station in Manhattan.

The woman reported to police that an unknown male suspect approached her from behind and grabbed her buttocks. He then fled on foot down 28th Street.

The woman was not physically injured during the incident. Police have released a photo of the suspect and are asking the public to assist in identifying him.

Suspect sought by police in subway groping incident.

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/, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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