NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Friday were searching for a man who they say groped the same woman twice on different days in the subway in Lower Manhattan last month.
Around 8:20 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, the 30-year-old woman was going up the stairs to the street at the Fulton Street station complex when the man came up and grabbed her buttocks, police said.READ MORE: Federal Arrest Warrant Issued For Gabby Petito's Missing Fiancé Brian Laundrie
The suspect then ran west toward Broadway, police said.
Around 8:25 a.m. the following day, the same woman was on a Manhattan-bound Z Train headed to Canal Street, when the same man came up and ground his groin against her buttocks, police said.READ MORE: 'I Can't Take This Anymore': Heavy Rain In Tri-State Area Renews Flooding Concerns For Many Still Dealing With Damage From Ida
The man got off the train at Canal Street while the woman stayed on board, police said.
The suspect was described as a black male about 25 years old, standing 6 feet tall and weighing about 220 pounds. Police have released a photo.MORE NEWS: 1 Killed, 13 Injured In Shooting At Kroger In Collierville, Tennessee
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or (888) 57-PISTA for Spanish, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.