Passenger On Flight To Philly Accused Of Groping - New York News

Passenger On Flight To Philly Accused Of Groping

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PHILADELPHIA -

Police say a man has been accused of groping a woman on a flight to Philadelphia while she was sleeping, using a blanket hiding the incident.

The incident was reported Thursday night as police say a flight was arriving from Paris into Philadelphia.

Police say the victim was sleeping while a man she did not know, identified by police as Mohaned Aburayyan, groped her under a blanket.

The woman woke up, and Aburayyan was arrested when the plane landed in Philadelphia. He's charged with simple assault and indecent assault, police said.

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