Man Arrested for Allegedly Groping Woman at Union Square Subway Station

By Ben Fractenberg on November 7, 2011 7:16am | Updated on November 7, 2011 10:15am

A man was arrested and charged for allegedly groping a 19-year-old woman on the 6 train platform at the Union Square station on Oct. 23.
A man was arrested and charged for allegedly groping a 19-year-old woman on the 6 train platform at the Union Square station on Oct. 23.
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UNION SQUARE — Police arrested a Queens man for allegedly groping a 19-year-old woman on a subway platform at 14th Street-Union Square station.

Froylan Andrade, 39, of Elmhurst, Queens, was charged with sexual abuse for allegedly grabbing his teen victim by the shoulder, lifting her dress and then grabbing her buttocks and genitals in the station on Sun., Oct. 23, the NYPD said. 

Amazingly, he then boarded the train and sat opposite his victim. She took a photo of her alleged attacker on board, police said.

The incident happened on the southbound platform of the 6 train about 9:30 a.m. Andrade was arrested Sunday.

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