Woman groped while leaving Elmhurst subway station on Sunday morning: NYPD

Man groped woman at Elmhurst subway station
Cops are searching for this suspect who grabbed a woman’s rear end at an Elmhurst subway station over the weekend. (Courtesy of NYPD)

A 26-year-old woman was groped at an Elmhurst subway station over the weekend.

Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst and Transit District 20 are looking for a man who came up on the woman as she exited the Grand Avenue-Newtown subway station near Queens Boulevard around 5 a.m. on Sunday, June 5.

The suspect grabbed her rear end before running off in an unknown direction, police said. The victim was not injured and the NYPD released a surveillance image of the creep as he went through a turnstile at the station.

He was last seen wearing a mask on his chin, a distinctive black-and-white short-sleeved shirt, black pants and white sneakers.

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.