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Police hunt suspect who groped girl at Woodside train station [With Video of Suspect]

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WOODSIDE — The NYPD was looking for the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted in connection with a forcible touching that happened earlier this month at the Woodside-61st Street subway station, police said.

According to the NYPD, a Hispanic man grabbed the buttocks of a 12-year-old girl as they boarded the No. 7 train last Friday around 7:40 a.m. The victim then exited the train at Queensboro Plaza and the suspect remained on board, police said.

Police described the suspect as between 28 and 35 years old, standing anywhere from 5-foot-4 to 5-foot-6 and wearing a red messenger-type bag.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public could also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at or by sending tips via text message to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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