Man Sought for Groping Teen Girl on B46 Bus

Photo of suspect. Courtesy of NYPD.

EAST FLATBUSH — A 15-year-old girl was groped by an unidentified male during her commute on the B46 MTA bus on Friday, October 18 at approximately 8 a.m.

The victim boarded a B46 MTA bus at Fulton Street and Utica Avenue. During the ride, a male passenger grabbed her butt and private area, while rubbing himself on her back.

The victim exited the bus at Utica Avenue and East New York Avenue. The male followed the victim and also disembarked, continuing to stalk her for three blocks. The victim was able to evade the male without injuries and called the police.

The Office of the Deputy Commissioner told Bklyner the bus video footage is currently not on file and the current media is from an unidentified source. They did not comment on why they released the information almost a week after the incident.

Anyone with information in regards 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 or Twitter.  

All calls are strictly confidential.

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Irina Groushevaia

Irina Groushevaia

Irina Groushevaia is the Managing Editor and covers Bushwick, Williamsburg, and beyond. Questions & tips: Irina@bklyner.com

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