The police are looking for two different suspects in forcible touching incidents in Brooklyn and Queens. And the Queens suspect is accused of groping three different victims.
According to the NYPD, the Brooklyn incident occurred on Thursday, August 21st at around 11:35 a.m. when a 68-year-old woman walking near 5th Avenue and 39th Street was approached from behind. The suspect grabbed her buttocks, then fled.
Police released video of the suspect, who is described as an Asian male, approximately 25 years old, 5'9" and 150 pounds with straight black hair.
The Queens incidents occurred last month. The police say that in each instance, the suspect grabbed the victims' breasts before fleeing. Here's list of the incidents:
1) Monday August 11th, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. hours at Haspel Street and 55th Avenue (the victim was a 21-year-old woman);
2) Wednesday August 13th, 2014 8:30 a.m. hours in front of 44-20 Ketcham Street (the victim was a 28-year-old woman); and
3). Tuesday August 26th, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. hours in front of 52-12 Van Horn Street (the victim was a 17-year-old girl).
Police also released video of this suspect (from the third incident, where you see him just before he groped the girl); the suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 25-35 years old, approximately 5'10" and 170 pounds.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). 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.