NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man is behind bars Monday for allegedly making inappropriate contact with three teenagers outside a Broadway show Friday night.
Police say the man groped a 15-year-old girl under her dress before inappropriately pressing against a 16-year-old and 19-year-old just after 11 p.m. outside the Broadhurst Theater following a production of Anastasia.READ MORE: See It: Fireworks Celebrate Essential Workers, As New York Lifts Most COVID Restrictions
He then fled the scene in an unknown direction, according to police. None of the victims required medical attention at the scene.READ MORE: New York Relaxes Most COVID-19 Restrictions After Reaching 70% Vaccination Rate; Cuomo: 'A Momentous Day'
It’s unclear if the girls knew each other. Police say the younger victims were from Virginia, while the 19-year-old was in town from Oklahoma.
Police say charges were pending as the suspect remained in custody at the NYPD’s Special Victims Unit.MORE NEWS: COVID Restrictions Lifted: Yankee Stadium Returns To Full Capacity Friday
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.