Man arrest for Flushing Meadows groping incident

Andres Marrero, shown here in a photo supplied by police after reports of two seperate forcible touching incidents at Flushing Meadows Park, is now under arrest.
Photo courtesy of NYPD

FLUSHING— A Kew Gardens man has been arrested in two groping incidents in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, police said. Andres Marrero Fisher, 25, was charged with forcible touching , public lewdness and harassment, according to the district attorney’s office.

Police searched for Fisher after two women were forcibly groped while jogging inside the park.

According to police, the first incident occurred July 26 at 7:50 a.m. A 46-year-old female was jogging inside the park near Jewel Avenue and Grand Central Parkway when Fisher allegedly grabbed the victims buttocks, police said.

Two days later, on July 28 at 6:50 p.m., Fisher allegedly grabbed a 33-year-old female’s buttocks again as she was jogging, police said. She was jogging in Flushing Meadow Park near Meadow Lake Road East and 69th Road, police said.

Fisher was expected in court on Aug. 8.

More from Around New York