Police warn of man groping women in Park Slope near Prospect Avenue train station

Authorities say at least two women have been

Authorities say at least two women have been touched this month. Both were leaving the Prospect Avenue train station. (Credit: News 12)

PARK SLOPE - Police are looking for a man who has been groping women in Park Slope.

Authorities say at least two women have been touched this month. Both were leaving the Prospect Avenue train station.

The suspect is described as Hispanic, about 130 pounds and between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Police say the first victim was a 28-year-old woman who was walking on 17th Street from the train station at around 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 5. Authorities say the suspect reached under her skirt, grabbed her and ran off.

Investigators say the same scenario happened last Tuesday when the same man groped a 25-year-old woman as she walked home from the same station.

Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

At least six people have been arrested and 1 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video
Senior Samuel Langshteyn received a cochlear implant when 2 Best of Brooklyn: Hearing-impaired student performs in play
VIDEO: News conference on annual Denim Day 3 VIDEO: News conference on annual Denim Day
News 12 viewers took to Facebook to discuss 4 The Buzz: 8-year-old wanders out of charter school, found walking along train tracks
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will host the grand opening 5 New span at Kosciuszko Bridge opens to drivers

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE