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Man sexually abuses sleeping woman on Q train in Coney Island

Posted at 3:12 PM, Jun 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 07:23:30-04

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — A man sexually abused a sleeping woman on the Q train , police said Sunday.

The 23-year-old woman woke up with the man's hand on her groin under her clothing, an NYPD spokesperson said. She started to scream and the man rushed off the train when the doors opened at the Stillwell Avenue subway station.

He fled the station following the June 2 incident, police said. No arrests have been made. The NYPD has asked for help identifying the man. He was last seen wearing a dark cap, white T-shirt and blue pants.

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