Woman Captures Union Square Subway Groper's Photo

Victim took photo of suspect after she was assaulted on subway platform

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011  |  Updated 6:46 AM EDT
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Subway Groper Caught on Victim's Camera

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Suspect in Union Square subway sex abuse last Sunday, Oct. 23

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A quick-thinking woman was able to take a picture of the man who groped her on a subway platform in Union Square last week, giving police a clear shot of their suspect.

The incident happened last Sunday, Oct. 23, at about 9:30 a.m. on the southbound platform of the 6 train at Union Square.

According to police, the suspect grabbed the 19-year-old victim by the shoulder, lifted up her dress and grabbed the victim's buttocks and private area.

They both boarded the next train, and that's when the victim took a picture of the suspect, police said.

Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect is asked to contact NYPD Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or at nypdcrimestoppers.com.

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