76 Year Old Woman Groped In Staircase


The Police are on the look out for a man, who is described as white or Hispanic in his 30's to 40's and approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, around 200 pounds, who followed a 76 year old woman on 44th Street near 25th Avenue. 

The man proceeded to follow her into her apartment building where in the lobby he began touching her leg. The woman screamed at him to stop, according to police, after which the suspect fled westbound on 44th Street. 

The incident occured on April 3rd around 8:40AM. 

The suspect can be seen wearing a black hooded sweater and black jacket, with blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.