Cops looking for turnstile jumper who allegedly groped a woman inside an Elmhurst subway station

Elmhurst groper at subway station
Police are looking for this turnstile jumper who allegedly grabbed a woman’s buttocks as the was leaving an Elmhurst subway station. (Courtesy of NYPD)

A woman was allegedly groped by a stranger as she was walking out of the Grand Avenue-Newtown R Line subway station in Elmhurst on Friday night.

Elmhurst groper at subway station
Courtesy of NYPD

Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst and Transit District 20 are looking for the degenerate who was jumping a turnstile at the station when he came up behind the 36-year-old victim and grabbed her rear end, police said. The man ran off in an unknown direction and the victim was not physically injured.

The NYPD released surveillance video of the suspect as he casually made his way through the turnstile and described him as around 35 years old, 5’9” tall, 170 pounds with a dark complexion, athletic build, black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a green baseball hat, a white tank top, blue shorts and an orange backpack.

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. All calls and messages are kept confidential.