October 20, By Christian Murray
Women continue to get sexually harassed on the 7 train, with police looking for two men who grabbed their victims’ butts in two separate incidents.
The first incident took place at the 103 Street and Roosevelt Avenue station when a man grabbed the buttocks of a 45-year woman exiting the Flushing bound “7” train on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 10:00 pm, according to police.
The victim turned around and struck the man in the chest. The suspect then punched the woman in the face and then fled the subway station eastbound on Roosevelt Avenue. The victim declined medical attention at the scene.
The suspect is described as Hispanic, approximately 30-years old, medium complexion, black hair, 5’6″ tall, weighing 140 lbs.,
Meanwhile, on Thursday, Sept. 21, a man approached a 29-year-old woman from behind at the 61st Street/Woodside 7-station and grabbed her buttocks, according to police. The incident took place at around 10:10 am.
The suspect in that incident is described as Hispanic, approximately 5′.2: to 5′.4″, 30 to 35 years old and last seen wearing a black t-shirt, and blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)