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Man Gropes 2 Women on Upper East Side in Back-to-Back Attacks, NYPD Says

By Ben Fractenberg | October 3, 2017 5:44pm
 Police are looking for a man they said groped two women on the Upper East Side on Sept. 3, 2017.
Police are looking for a man they said groped two women on the Upper East Side on Sept. 3, 2017.
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MANHATTAN — Police are looking for a man they said groped at least two women during a half-hour span on the Upper East Side.

The suspect first grabbed a 58-year-old woman’s buttocks at 86th Street and Third Avenue at about 7:45 p.m. on Sept. 3, according to the NYPD.

About 25 minutes later, he grabbed a 35-year-old woman’s backside at 93rd Street and First Avenue, police added. 

Police released surveillance video of the suspect Tuesday.

Police described the man as standing about 5-foot-6 and weighing 160 pounds, last seen wearing a gray hoodie, red pants and gray sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com