Woman groped on subway platform - New York News

Arrest in subway groping incident

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Andres Lara, 25, of Queens Andres Lara, 25, of Queens
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Police arrested a man they say groped a woman on a Queens subway platform.

Andres Lara, 25, of Queens, was taken into custody on Thursday following the incident at about 10:40 a.m. the previous day.

Police say the 27-year-old victim was waiting for a Manhattan bound 7 train at the Queensboro Plaza stop.  The creep walked up to her and grabbed her buttocks and then ran away.

The woman was not hurt.

Lara faces charges related to forcible touching.

The NYPD had asked for the public's assistance in finding the suspect via the Crime Stoppers hotline.

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