Police on Monday released a new surveillance photo of a man wanted for grabbing a 9-year-old girl’s buttocks in the East Village.
Police said they were searching for one suspect who exposed himself, and another who groped a woman, in separate incidents Wednesday in the Queens part of the subway system.
Gian Verdelli is charged with two counts of criminal sexual misconduct and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Riders on the L train subdued an accused groper on Friday night. Youtube footage shows a woman yelling and bringing the groper to the attention of two other riders.
Around 5 p.m. on June 6, the suspect approached the child in an elevator near Malcolm X Boulevard and 145th Street and grabbed her buttocks before fleeing, police said.
Police fear that a serial groper may be targeting women in Brooklyn. A woman was groped on Wednesday on 16th street in Park Slope, across the street from where another woman was groped fourteen months ago.
It’s the latest in a series of groping incidents in the borough — a man was busted last summer then another was sought in the fall.
Police said the victim, a 25-year-old woman, was walking up the stairs to the downtown “D” subway train platform at East Kingsbridge Road and Grand Concourse when she was approached from behind by the suspect.
Police said the suspect walked up behind the woman and grabbed her buttocks last Friday around 11:15 a.m. in Jamaica.
The 20-year-old woman, who authorities said was grabbed from behind, told police the suspect touched her breast and buttocks as she walked near Broadway.
She’s a fearless college student who bravely took on a subway groper! Shyane DeJesus turned the tables on him by not only fighting back, but also by snapping a picture of him.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and council member Jimmy Van Bramer held a news conference to bring attention to a sexual predator who has attacked women – and a 12-year-old girl – in Queens.
On Friday, the NYPD was canvassing Windsor Terrace, where another sex assault bumped the total to 20 in Brooklyn since March.
Martinez allegedly grabbed a woman from behind and groped her as she was walking near 36th Street and between Fourth and Fifth Avenues early Monday morning.
Police say Federico Chamorro Yax, 22, faces assault, sex abuse and forcible touching charges following two incidents.