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Man follows woman inside Bronx residence, gropes her: police

Posted at 9:59 PM, Oct 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-07 22:44:03-04

BELMONT, the Bronx — A man followed a woman into her residents in Belmont and then groped her, police said.

Photo of the suspect. (NYPD)

Authorities say the incident took place at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 21. A 30-year-old woman was entering her residence when an unidentified man followed her inside and engaged her in conversation. Once inside, he put his hand inside her clothes and touched her buttocks.

The victim objected to this behavior and the man fled in an unknown direction. EMS responded but the victim refused medical attention.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are kept strictly confidential.