May 9, 2014 By Christian Murray
The police are looking for a man who forcibly touched four women’s buttocks in Astoria on Tuesday, May 6.
The suspect, believed to be a Hispanic man in his late 20s, approached his victims, attempted to talk to them. and then touched their buttocks over their clothing. The police believe the suspect is about 6 feet tall and 220-250 lbs.
The police claim he has was involved in four incidents on one day– with the victims ranging in age from 14 to 25:
The perpetrator first struck at 6:40 am at Northern Boulevard and 57th Street, where he touched a 23-year-old female victim. He then proceeded to 32-87 Steinway Street (Rite Aid) and touched a 25-year-old victim at 7:43 am.
The suspect then touched a 16-year-old female at 8:00 am at 38-01 35th Avenue. He struck again about 30 minutes later, when he touched a 14-year-old female at 37-15 31st Avenue.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).