Creep sought for forcibly grabbing 13-year-old girl in Astoria Boulevard subway station

Surveillance photos depicting the individual, obtained from inside of the incident location. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

The NYPD is searching for the creep who grabbed a 13-year-old girl leaving the Astoria Boulevard station on Friday, Oct. 7.

According to police, the man — believed to be in his 30s — forcibly grabbed the teen after exiting a northbound N train. Authorities say the creep followed the girl as they both exited the station before he fled in an unknown direction. The girl was not injured, police said.

Authorities say the man a light complexion and large build with long, black hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a green T-shirt, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this individual 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 Crime Stoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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