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Police search for Astoria grab suspect: NYPD – QNS.com

Police search for Astoria grab suspect: NYPD

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ASTORIA — The Police Department was looking for help in finding a suspect who allegedly grabbed a woman in Astoria, cops said.

The suspect, a Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old, was accused of approaching a 24-year-old woman from behind on his silver bicycle with a metal basket, touching her buttocks and fleeing the scene around 9:10 p.m. Sept. 21, police said.

Cops described the suspect as a man with a medium build between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-10 with long, curly, mohawk-style hair last seen wearing a dark jacket with a red stripe on the sleeves and blue jeans.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to Crime Stoppers’ website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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