Police Hunt Serial Groper in Bronx

By Sasha Gonzales
sgonzales@bronxjusticenews.com

Police are searching for a serial groper who has violated multiple teenage girls in the Bronx over the past five months.

The NYPD is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the attacker, whose likeness was captured in a police sketch (above) distributed to the public Wednesday.

His attacks all took place in and around Throggs Neck, where he is first believed to have struck in March, police said. That month, he allegedly tried to touch a 16-year-old girl’s buttocks.

Om May 20 he struck again, grabbing a 15-year-old girl’s buttocks and breasts, according to the NYPD.

The next reported assault came June 22, when the attacker allegedly groped a 16-year-old girl’s buttocks and breasts, and punched her in her face.

The most recent attack happened July 3, when the same man tried to pull a 22-year-old woman into his vehicle by grabbing and pulling on her neck, police said.

The attacker is believed to be Hispanic and between 25 and 35-years-old. He stands about  5-feet-10 and weighs about 160 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Sasha Gonzales is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering breaking news and crime. A Bronx native, Sasha is an avid photographer, museum-goer, and reader. She lives in Kingsbridge.