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Police search for 'well-dressed' Manhattan groper

April 10, 2012 2:16:31 PM PDT
Police in Manhattan are searching for a suspect who is groping women.

The first attack happened on Saturday, February 25 at 12:30 at East 62 Street and Park Avenue on the Upper East Side. The suspect approached the 33-year-old woman from behind, grabbed her inner thigh, and fled on foot.

The second attack happened the following day at 11:15 a.m. at Varick Street and King Street. The suspect approached the 31-year-old victim, grabbed her buttocks and private area, and fled on foot.

Then, on Monday, February 27 at 1:54 p.m. the suspect struck again. This time it happened at 2nd Avenue and East 67 Street on the Upper East Side. The suspect approached the 19-year-old woman from behind, grabbed her buttocks, and fled on foot.

The most recent incident happened on Friday, March 30th at 7:20 p.m. at Centre Street and Chambers Street. The suspect approached the 22-year-old victim, put his hand in between her legs, and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 30s, standing 5-foot-11 and weighing 180 pounds, and is well dressed.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

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