NYPD: Subway Rider Suspected of Groping 4-Year-Old Girl Arrested - NBC New York

NYPD: Subway Rider Suspected of Groping 4-Year-Old Girl Arrested

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    NYPD: Man Wanted for Groping 4-Year-Old Girl on Subway

    Police are searching for a man who allegedly groped a 4-year-old girl sitting on a subway seat Thursday.

    (Published Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018)

    The man wanted for allegedly groping a 4-year-old girl on the subway, then harassing her mother, has been arrested, police say. 

    Kwame Johnson, 42, of Brooklyn, is facing charges of sex abuse, forcible touching, acting in a manner injurious to a child, third-degree menacing and harassment. It wasn't immediately clear if Johnson had an attorney. 

    Police said he slipped his hand under the buttocks of a 4-year-old girl sitting on a southbound 4 train in the Bronx the night of Dec. 27. When the girl's 33-year-old mother confronted the man about it, he threatened to shoot her, police said. 

    The woman moved down the train car with her daughter and took a photo of the suspect, who got off at Grand Central Terminal. 

    The man never showed a weapon, and no one was hurt. 

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