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NYPD: Man Groped 2 Women Walking From Prospect Avenue Subway Station In Brooklyn

Police are looking for a man who they said groped two women as they walked from a Brooklyn subway station. (credit: NYPD)

Police are looking for a man who they said groped two women as they walked from a Brooklyn subway station. (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for a man who they said groped two women as they walked from a Brooklyn subway station.

In the first incident, police said a 28-year-old woman was walking on 17th Street from the Prospect Avenue station around 11:30 p.m on Aug. 5 when the suspect grabbed her buttocks from underneath her skirt and ran off toward Fifth Avenue.

Last Tuesday, the suspect came up behind a 25-year-old woman and grabbed her buttocks as she walked home from the same station.

The suspect is described by police as a Hispanic man, between 5’6″ and 5’9″ tall, 130 pounds, with a medium complexion and short hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips to the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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