Police from the 102nd Precinct in Richmond Hill are seeking a man who allegedly groped two women as they pushed baby carriages in two separate incidents in Woodhaven on Wednesday, Sept. 22, according to the NYPD.
The first incident occurred just after 2 p.m. in the vicinity of 86th Road and 96th Street as the unidentified man approached a 20-year-old woman who was pushing a baby carriage and grabbed her rear end and private area while recording her on his cellphone, police said.
The man fled on foot and the victim was not injured, according to the NYPD.
Around 20 minutes later, in the vicinity of Jamaica Avenue and 90th Street, the man approached another victim, a 41-year-old woman who was pushing a baby carriage, and grabbed her buttocks while recording her on his cellphone.
The suspect fled and the woman was uninjured, police said.
The NYPD released surveillance video of the assailant as he approached one of his victims. He was last seen wearing a light blue durag, a dark T-shirt and dark baggy shorts with white sneakers and white socks.
No arrests have been made, and 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.