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    Woman Robbed, Sexually Assaulted on UES: NYPD

    Police are searching for a man who allegedly accosted a woman as she crossing a street on the Upper East Side, robbed and sexually assaulted her, then tried to stalk her inside a supermarket after she fled. (Published Monday, Feb. 8, 2016)

    Police are searching for a man who allegedly accosted a woman as she crossing a street on the Upper East Side, robbed and sexually assaulted her, then tried to stalk her inside a grocery store after she fled. 

    Police say the 36-year-old woman was walking along East 94th Street when the man grabbed her from behind and threw her to the ground after she crossed Second Avenue at about 5 a.m Saturday. 

    The suspect forced the woman to walk further down the block, then took $40 and sexually assaulted her, police said. 

    The woman fled to a nearby store, and the suspect followed her. Surveillance video from inside the store shows him trying to locate the victim and apparently arguing with a worker. 

    The suspect has been identified as 32-year-old Gregory Anderson. He was arrested in 2014 for drinking in public, police said. 

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. 

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