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Groper attacked woman and fled scene: Police

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POMONOK — Police have requested assistance in locating a groper who attacked a 25-year-old woman somewhere in the Hillcrest and Fresh Meadows area.

The man allegedly touched the woman’s buttocks and tried to touch her elsewhere before he fled on foot, police said. No location or time was given in the incident.

He is described as a thin, 20- to 30-year-old Indian man standing 5-foot-6 inches tall and weighing 140 pounds, police said. When last seen, he was wearing a black jacket and blue jeans, police said.

Those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website at or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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