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Astoria: Cops search for alleged groper


Sept 26, 2013 By Christian Murray

The police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a woman while riding a bicycle in Astoria last weekend.

The police say that a man with a Mohawk was riding his bicycle just after 9 pm Saturday near the corner of 24th Avenue and Crescent Street when he approached a 24-year-old woman from behind, touched her buttocks and the rode away.

The suspect is described as between 20 to 30 years old, of medium build and between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-10, with a Mohawk-style hair cut, according to police. He was seen wearing jeans and a dark jacket with a red stripe on the sleeves.

The bicycle was silver with a metal basket attached to the rear.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

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