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2 Men Wanted For Groping Women, Girls In Queens

Police are on the lookout for two men they say groped women and girls in two Queens neighborhoods.

The suspect in the Jackson Heights gropings is described as a 25- to 30 year-old man with black hair and a thin build, who wore sunglasses at the time of the attacks, and who women describe as having spoken Spanish.

The first attack in happened at around 3 p.m. on July 21st near 88th Street and Northern Boulevard. An 18-year-old woman was approached from behind by a man who grabbed her breast and pushed her to the ground before taking off on foot.

The next morning, around 8 a.m., a man grabbed a 21-year-old woman from behind, grabbed her breast, and took off on foot.

Police have a composite sketch of the man they believe to be responsible.

Meanwhile in Astoria, police are looking for a man caught on surveillance tape, trying to lure two 10-year-old girls. It happened last Friday around 4:30 p.m., in the area of 29th Street.

The man, described to be in his late teens to early 20s, followed two young girls into an elevator, chatted with them, grabbed his private area, and then grabbed at the girls behinds before they took off and had their parents call 911.

Anyone with any information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. Tipsters can also submit information at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting CRIMES (274637) then entering TIP577.

All calls are confidential.

Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun
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