NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are asking for help identifying a young man accused of inappropriately groping a woman and a younger teenager in Queens.
The first reported incident occurred on a Q65 bus at around 7:30 a.m. on November 10.
According to police, the suspect disembarked at 164th Street and Hillside Avenue, then approached a 26-year-old woman and pressed his groin against her ass. He got off the bus at 164th Street and 82nd Road. The woman was not injured.
Less than an hour later, the suspect returned to Hillside Avenue and boarded another Q65 bus, police said. This time, he allegedly pressed on the groin and grabbed the buttocks of a 14-year-old girl. He got out of the car and ran away. The girl did not report any injuries.
Police said the suspect was about 17-18 years old with dark hair. He was last seen wearing a white jacket, dark pants, white sneakers and a blue surgical mask.
Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-CAT (8477)or for spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip through their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.
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