Tag Archives: forcible touching

Suspect wanted for groping on No. 7 train

| lguerre@queenscourier.com

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A man allegedly rubbed up against a 21-year-old woman and grabbed her buttocks on the No. 7 train, police said.

The incident occurred on Dec. 10 at 3:38 p.m. when the train was at the 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue station, according to the NYPD.

After he groped the woman, the suspect then fled at the Main Street station in Flushing, cops said.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 200 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.



Suspect nabbed in library assault

| tcullen@queenscourier.com

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A suspect wanted in connection with the March 4 assault on a 15-year-old girl at a Queens library has been arrested, police said.

Hector Troche, 56, has been charged with sexual abuse, forcible touching and public lewdness after police say he grabbed the teen and exposed himself to her.


Suspect wanted for forcibly touching girl at Woodside station

| tcullen@queenscourier.com

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Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with forcibly touching a 12-year-old girl.

The suspect approached the girl around 7:40 a.m. yesterday on the southbound 7 train platform of the Woodside station. He started to touch her from behind, police said, and then got on the train.

He’s described as a 28- to 35-year-old Hispanic man between 5’4″ and 5’6″, and was last seen with a red messenger bag.

Anyone with information on this matter is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.