Sanitation Employee Arrested for Groping Woman on F Train

By Tom Liddy on November 20, 2011 11:22am | Updated on November 20, 2011 4:06pm

A sanitation worker allegedly groped a woman on the subway Saturday morning.
A sanitation worker allegedly groped a woman on the subway Saturday morning.
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MANHATTAN — A Department of Sanitation employee was arrested for groping a woman in a Midtown subway station Saturday morning, police said.

Anthony Marcelle, 50, a civilian employee within the department, allegedly grabbed the victim's buttocks as she boarded an F train at Rockefeller Center.

The woman called 911 and Marcelle was arrested at Roosevelt Avenue and 74th Street in Queens at 5:35 a.m., police said.

The suspect, who works as a supervisor of stock workers, was charged with forcible touching.

A spokeswoman for the Department of Sanitation said that Marcelle was not immediately suspended.

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