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NYPD: Search Continues For Man Who Groped 2 Women In Stuyvesant Town

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD is reaching out to the public again in hopes of finding a man who they said groped two women in the area of Stuyvesant Town on Manhattan’s East Side.

In each incident, police said the suspect grabbed the victims’ buttocks in the hallways of their apartment buildings before running off. The victims were 22 and 24.

The first incident happened shortly before 3 a.m. on May 18 at a building on East 14th Street; the second incident occurred on June 15 around 2:05 a.m. in a building at Stuyvesant Oval, police said.

Man wanted for groping two women in Stuyvesant Town. (credit: NYPD)

Man wanted for groping two women in Stuyvesant Town. (credit: NYPD)

The suspect was described as a man between the ages of 25 and 35, standing 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 175 to 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black sports jacket, black dress pants, a light-colored dress shirt, and black dress shoes, police said.

Police have released surveillance video and photos of the suspect.

Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, visit the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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