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Police Seek Suspect In Forcible Touching Incidents On Upper East Side

(credit: NYPD)

(credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police are asking for the public’s help to find and identify a suspect wanted in two incidents of forcible touching on the Upper East Side.

Authorities said the first instance took place on Saturday around 12:30 p.m. when the suspect approached a 33-year-old woman from behind and grabbed her inner thigh. It happened near Park Avenue and East 62nd Street.

1010 WINS’ John Montone reports

The second incident happened near 2nd Avenue and East 67 Street when police say the suspect approached a 19-year-old woman from behind and grabbed her buttocks before fleeing.

The suspect is described a clean shaven white male with brown hair who was neatly dressed. He is said to be approximately 30 years old, 5’11” and 180 pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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