Police say the suspect ambled up, shoved a customer who was in the middle of a transaction out of the way, and passed a note demanding money.
The woman was allegedly attacked while sitting on a southbound F train at the Fort Hamilton Parkway station.
Police are on the lookout for a man who they say robbed several restaurants and pharmacies during a three-day crime spree earlier this month.
Hernandez, 18, left the Special Victims Unit overnight moments after being charged in connection with the series of gropings.
The heartless nature of the crime stunned viewers who saw surveillance video of it. In the tape, a man can be seen simply reaching into the lap of Catalina Mateo, grabbing her purse, and sprinting away.
The most recent incident took place Saturday night inside the subway station at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue. It would be the 10th incident of its kind since January.
According to the NYPD, the suspect is 20-25 years old, 5’8″, thin and has a goatee. He was wearing blue jeans and a white tank top. Video of the arrest shows the whole incident.
Video from a subway station at 77th and Lexington shows the man police suspect in a string of groping attacks dating back to May.
Davtian, 27, was being held at the 61st Precinct Stationhouse in Homecrest Tuesday night. Police said he vanished from a questioning room.
Police Director Joseph Juniak said 32-year-old Aaron Veh Carter of Trenton, was shot several times, but his wounds were not considered to be life-threatening. He was taken to Capital Regional Medical Center at Fuld Hospital, but further details on his injuries were not disclosed.
Police say a man, who has been caught on surveillance cameras, has robbed five women in the last three weeks, stealing wallets and cell phones. In at one incident, he held up a victim at knifepoint.
Police said a witness told them he was approached by a man who appeared to have a gun on a Brooklyn street. When officers located the suspect, Andrew Raphael, they told him to stop.
Police responding to a 911 call Wednesday found an 18-year-old African-American man shot once in the torso on a B60 bus at Stanhope Street and Central Avenue in Bushwick.
Women are on edge in Springfield Gardens following two violent nighttime attacks — the most recent last Friday.
The shooting occurred at the Cabo Lounge in downtown White Plains early Sunday morning.