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Suspect sought in No. 7 groping: Cops

By Christina Santucci

Authorities are hunting for a man who allegedly groped a 16-year-old girl on a train at a No. 7 station in Jackson Heights Thursday morning, police said.

The suspect went up to the teen on a Manhattan-bound subway at the 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue stop at about 8 a.m. and allegedly groped her clothed groin and buttocks before running away, the NYPD said.

The girl was not physically injured in the incident, police said.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot-9 Hispanic man between 30 and 35 years old, who was last seen wearing a tan baseball cap, black hooded sweatshirt, red turtleneck and sunglasses, according to cops.

Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

Reach managing editor Christina Santucci by e-mail at timesledgerphotos@gmail.com by phone at 718-260-4589.

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