Police search for a man for allegedly fondling a woman at a Queensbridge subway station

Police are looking for this man for grabbing a woman’s buttocks at a Queensbridge Houses subway stop. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Police are looking for a man in connection to a sex abuse incident that happened in Astoria late last month.

On the morning of Friday, July 30, the unidentified man approached a 47-year-old woman on the stairway inside the 21st Street F train subway station near the Queensbridge Houses. He then grabbed her rear end before fleeing the location on foot in an unknown direction, police said.

The NYPD released a surveillance photo of the man that was taken in the vicinity of the subway station.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects 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 CrimeStoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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