Police: Bronx Man Arrested For Groping Woman In Central Park

BRONX, NY (CBSNewYork) — A Bronx man was arrest Friday and charged with sexually assaulting a woman in Central Park.

Police said the 41-year-old victim was jogging early Friday morning on the East Drive near 77th Street when 26-year-old Eusebio Molina allegedly approached her from behind, groped her and then took off.

The jogger flagged down police and said a man came up to her and grabbed her backside.  About 15 minutes later, police grabbed Molina, who was still in the park, 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa reported.

Police Are Trying To Determine If The Suspect Is Connected To Other Incidents. 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa Reports.

Molina pulled his shirt over his head as police escorted him out of the Central Park precinct.

Police are trying to determine if Molina is the same man they have been looking for in a series of similar incidents on the Upper East Side.

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  • bill

    the output of a failed culture, community, and ethnicity.

  • j.j.

    Another N.Y.C. “feel good” story.

  • Fretful Frieda

    W-won’t someone think of the poor defenseless buttocks?

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