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NYPD Looking for Man Who Allegedly Groped 16-year-old Girl on 7 train: NYPD

Jan. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry

A 16-year-old girl was groped in broad daylight on board a 7 train in Corona during the afternoon of Friday, Jan. 13, according to the NYPD.

Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights and Transit District 20 are looking for the man who approached the teenage as she was riding the Flushing-bound 7 train near Junction Boulevard at around 4:20 p.m. on Jan. 13 and allegedly touched her rear end, chest and groin before running off the train as it arrived at the 103rd Street/Roosevelt Avenue station at Corona Plaza, police said.

The victim was not injured, according to authorities.

The NYPD released a surveillance photo of the man on Jan. 16 that was obtained from the incident location.

The suspect wore eyeglasses, a green face covering and a yellow hooded sweatshirt over a blue cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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