Cops search for creep who groped woman in Astoria

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Police are hunting for the man who allegedly grabbed a woman’s rear end in Astoria last month.

The creep allegedly approached the 21-year-old woman near 31st Avenue and 43rd Street within the confines of the 114th Precinct from behind and grabbed her butt, according to the authorities.

The perp then fled the scene in an unknown direction, cops said.

Police added that the victim was not injured during the encounter.

Cops released video of the suspect, who can be seen wearing a blue shirt, glasses, dark pants, and a hat.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are kept confidential.