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Cops release sketch of Flushing groping suspect

Sketch courtesy of NYPD

Police have released a sketch of the man who allegedly groped teenage girls in three separate incidents in Flushing since November.

During all of the incidents, which took place within a five-block radius, the suspect grabs the buttocks or crotch area of the young women over their clothing before fleeing on foot, authorities said.

The suspect first targeted a 15-year-old girl at the corner of 136th Street and 60th Avenue in Flushing at about 7 a.m. on Nov. 6, 2014, according to police.

He then allegedly groped a 13-year-old girl on March 11 of this year at about 7:50 a.m. outside of 132-34 58th Ave., near 134th Street.

The suspect is also accused of attacking a 19-year-old woman at the corner of 136th Street and 59th Avenue at about 7:30 a.m. on March 23.


Police additionally released video footage of the suspect earlier this week and describe the man as white, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, 30 to 40 years old and 170 pounds with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a dark green jacket, grey hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

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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