Suspect Sought in Stuyvesant Town Gropings

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    Police are looking for a man who allegedly groped two women in their apartment buildings near the East Village. 

    The first reported groping was around 3 a.m. Sunday, May 18, when the suspect groped a 24-year-old woman while she was inside the hallway of her apartment building in the area of East 14th Street. 

    On Sunday, June 15, at about 2 a.m., the same suspect allegedly forcibly touched a 22-year-old woman inside the hallway of her building in Stuyvesant Town, police said. 

    The suspect ran away in both cases. 

    Many Stuyvesant Town residents NBC 4 New York spoke to Friday night hadn't heard about the attacks.

    "I'm shocked," said Fernanda Musa. "I've lived here for three years and I've always felt very safe here."

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

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