Man Grabs Woman From Behind, Gropes Her: Police

A man came up from behind a woman in the Bronx, then grabbed and groped her, police said.

The 49-year-old victim was walking on Van Nest Avenue in Van Nest last Thursday when the suspect approached her at 5 a.m.

Police say the man put his hands around the woman's waist and touched her genitals and breasts over her clothing.

The man then took off north down Van Buren Street.

The suspect is believed to be in his mid-to-late 20s.

Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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