Man Accused of Groping Woman at Queens Subway Station Arrested, Police Say

By Aidan Gardiner on January 3, 2013 8:34am | Updated on January 3, 2013 12:21pm

 Cops released a photo of this man after a woman was allegedly groped at a Queens subway station on Jan. 2, 2013. Police took a Queens man into custody the following day.
Cops released a photo of this man after a woman was allegedly groped at a Queens subway station on Jan. 2, 2013. Police took a Queens man into custody the following day.
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LONG ISLAND CITY — Cops have arrested a 25-year-old Queens man for groping a woman at a Long Island City subway station, police said Thursday.

Andres Lara grabbed the 27-year-old victim's buttocks at the Queensboro Plaza station as she waited for a Manhattan-bound 7 train Wednesday about 10:40 a.m., police said.

Cops released a photo of a suspect Wednesday evening. Lara turned himself in the next day after seeing himself on television, a police source said.

He has been charged with forcible touching, according to the NYPD.

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