Suspect gropes woman on Flushing street and flees into nearby building: police

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Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Cops are searching for a creep who grabbed a woman by the buttocks on a downtown Flushing street this Halloween.

On Oct. 31 at around 5:30 a.m., the 47-year-old female victim was walking in the vicinity of Bowne Street and Roosevelt Avenue when the suspect ran up behind her and grabbed her buttocks, according to authorities. The perpetrator then fled into a nearby residential building.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, between 20 and 30 years old, 5 foot 5 inches with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a hooded jacket and shorts.

The incident was reported to the 109th Precinct. Video footage of the suspect can be seen below.


Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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