The victim was walking on Jackson Avenue near 23rd Street when the man groped her, police said.
Police are looking for two suspects they believe are involved in six different robberies.
Vladimir Krull, 37, had nearly two-year relationship with the victim in in The Bronx.
The commander of the 108th Precinct said there have been nine such thefts in the last six weeks.
A vigil will be held Monday outside the 108th Precinct, according to Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.
Police say the two suspects punched and robbed the victim at an ATM on Queens Boulevard in Cotober.
Capt. John Travaglia replaces Capt. Brian Hennessy, who recently moved over to the 115th Precinct.
The neighborhood-focused approach will tackle issues big and small, Capt. Brian Hennessy said.
There have been 14 burglaries in an area of Sunnyside since Thanksgiving, with no suspects yet.
Banksy's final piece — his name spelled in inflatable balloons — caused a ruckus Thursday in LIC.
Police said a man was assaulted in Sabba Park on Sept. 7 and later died from his injuries.
Capt. Brian Hennessy will replace Deputy Inspector Donald Powers, who is moving to Manhattan North.
Rosette Samuel, 43, killed her family at 805 East 56 St. in Brooklyn before killing herself, cops said.
Friends of murdered Queens resident Lou Rispoli say they're frustrated by lack of progress on the case.
Police Officer Brayan Terrazas, 26, was arrested early Sunday for allegedly drunken driving, cops said.
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