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Man groped woman, pushed her to the ground at Forest Hills subway station: NYPD

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A woman walking on a Forest Hills subway platform was groped and pushed to the ground by a man earlier this week, police said.

The 38-year-old victim was on the southbound F train platform at the Queens Boulevard and 75th Avenue station at about 7:40 a.m. on Tuesday when she was attacked, police said.

As the woman was walking on the platform, the suspect grabbed her from behind, touching her buttocks and private parts, before pushing her to the ground, cops said. The victim was not injured.

According to police, the suspect was last seen running east along Queens Boulevard then south on 76th Avenue, and was wearing a dark jacket and a green or possibly camouflaged hat, and carrying a dark-colored backpack. He is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 9 inches tall and has a stocky build.

Police have also released a video showing the suspect running after the attack.


Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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