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Arrest man in No. 7 grope case

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LONG ISLAND CITY — An arrest has been made in connection with a forcible touching incident on a Manhattan-bound No. 7 train, the New York Police Department said.

According to police, 25-year-old Andres Lara was arrested and charged with forcible touching after a Jan. 2 incident around 10:40 p.m. in which a 27-year-old woman was grabbed in the buttocks at the Queensboro Plaza stop.

A witness at the scene snapped a photo, police said, which was used to held locate and identify Lara.

There were no reports of injuries in the incident, police said.

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