NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man they say inappropriately touched a woman as she left Grand Central station last weekend.
The 26-year-old victim was leaving the station at Lexington Avenue and East 42nd Street around 6:40 p.m. on Saturday, June 17 when the suspect approached her from behind, police said.
He allegedly reached up her dress and grabbed her buttocks.
Police described the suspect as a Hispanic man, approximately 25 years old, with a medium complexion. He was last seen wearing a red baseball cap, white shirt, blue jeans and black sneaker, and he was carrying a black backpack.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. The public can also submit tips on the Crime Stoppers website or by texting them to CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577. All calls are confidential.