Man accused of groping 3 women minutes apart in Harlem sought by police

Kimberly Dole
December 13, 2019 - 6:51 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police released a video on Thursday of a man they say groped three women in under half an hour in Harlem.

The incidents occurred near the 145th St-St. Nicholas Ave. subway station Tuesday night, officials.

Police say he first followed a 27-year-old woman for several blocks after she exited the train station at approximately 10:40 p.m.. The suspect followed the victim into her building and grabbed her buttocks near W. 149th street and Broadway and then fled in an unknown direction.

He headed back towards the station, and at 10:45 p.m., police say a 26-year-old woman was approached by the suspect who grabbed her groin over her clothing near West 147th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue.

The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

At 11 p.m., the suspect returned to the stairs at the St. Nicholas Avenue and West 145th Street subway station., where officials say he approached a 22-year-old woman covered her mouth, then grabbed her buttocks before pushing her to the ground.

The suspect dropped his umbrella during the incident and fled in unknown direction.

The victim suffered some scrapes to her knees, but refused medical attention.

Police ask anyone with information to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477.

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