NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD is trying to identify a suspected groper who uses a bicycle to make his getaway.

He’s wanted for a series of forcible touching incidents in Long Island City and Sunnyside, Queens, that began in late July.

In each of the four cases the suspect allegedly approached the victims, grabbed their buttocks over their clothes and rode off on his bicycle.

The victims range in age from 20 to 40.

The most recent incident happened early Saturday morning near 50th Avenue and 47th Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682), logging onto the Crime stoppers website at, or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enterings TIP577.


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