Suspect Sought In Groping Of Jewish Teenage Girl in Boro Park

Brooklyn    The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the male depicted in the attached video wanted for questioning in connection to a forcible touching that occurred within confines of the 66th Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at approximately 5:50 PM in the vicinity of 47th Street and 12th Avenue, a 13-year-old female victim was walking home when she was approached from behind by an unidentified male who grabbed her buttocks. The male fled in an unknown direction and the victim was not injured as a result of this incident.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 20 years of age, 5’6″, 140lbs; last seen wearing a gray shirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or Boro Park Shomrim or Shmira.


  1. Borough Park, NY Twelve days after a 13 year old Jewish girl was groped in the heart of Borough Park on Chol Hamoed Pesach, the NYPD has released video footage, hoping that someone will be able to identify the suspect.


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