Cops say a man with a scooter has been groping women in Greenpoint.


NYPD: Man Riding Scooter Has Been Groping Women In Greenpoint

June 23, 2018 - 12:16 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops are asking for help finding a groper on a scooter in Greenpoint.

There have been at least two incidents this month involving the same man hopping off a scooter and grabbing women on Meserole Ave.

He struck for the first time on Sunday, June 10, approaching a 26-year-old woman near Eckford Street and Meserole Ave. He reached out and grabbed her breast with his hand.

The second incident was on Thursday, June 21, near McGuinness Boulevard and Meserole Ave where he grabbed a woman's midsection.

The suspect has been described as a Hispanic male, wearing a dark colored jacket, a hat, and a bag with two stripes on it. He was riding a dark motorized scooter with a light on the front.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  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.