Aug. 20, 2018 By Christian Murray
The police are looking for a man who allegedly groped a 28-year-old woman on Astoria Boulevard earlier this month.
The victim was walking along Astoria Boulevard at about 1 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, when a man who was following her grabbed her from behind in the vicinity of 8-63 Astoria Blvd., turned her around and forcibly grabbed her buttocks underneath her skirt.
The woman screamed and the suspect ran to parts unknown, police said.
The suspect is described as being approximately 30 to 35 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 175 pounds, with a slim build, black hair and last seen wearing a white shirt with HOLLISTER written on it, gray shorts and red sneakers.
Surveillance video and a photo of the suspect were taken from 12-21 Astoria Blvd., prior to the incident.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)