Man Gropes Woman on Subway, Threatens Her With Scissors: Police

The suspect ran away when the victim screamed and struggled

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014  |  Updated 7:31 AM EDT
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Man Gropes Woman, Threatens Her on Subway: Police

Police are searching for a man who allegedly groped a woman on the subway and threatened her with a pair of scissors.

The 23-year-old victim was entering the Ralph Avenue subway station at Fulton Street shortly after 4:30 a.m. June 7 when the suspect grabbed her and tried to remove her shirt, threatening her with the scissors, according to police. 

The victim struggled and screamed, prompting the suspect to run away.

The victim was not hurt, police said.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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