The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect wanted in connection with several forcible touching incidents that occurred in Astoria.
On April 2 at around 11 a.m., the suspect approached a 33 year-old female, while riding a bicycle and grabbed her buttocks near 34-12 34 Ave. Then, on April 15, at approximately 8:45 p.m., the suspect approached the 29 year-old female victim while riding a bicycle and struck her in the buttocks with his hand as she was walking in the vicinity of 35th Avenue and 41st Street. Finally, on April 16, at approximately 11 a.m., the suspect approached the 30 year-old female victim in the vicinity of 33-15 36th Ave. while on a bicycle and struck her in the buttocks with his hand.
The suspect is described as Hispanic male, medium to dark complexion, 5 feet, 4 inches to 5 feet, 8 inches tall with a medium to stocky build. He was seen wearing a light blue rain jacket and a light blue and white baseball hat.