A man grabbed a 31-year-old woman’s buttocks inside a Forest Hills elevator Wednesday night, according to police.
The suspect entered the elevator with the victim at about 5:45 p.m., authorities said. Once inside, the suspect said, “Excuse me,” to the woman before grabbing her buttocks. He then ran out of the elevator and the building.
Police have released surveillance video of the suspect at the building, and describe him as black, in his late teens, 5 feet 4 inches tall and about 170 pounds. He has brown eyes and short dark hair with blond coloring.
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