Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 at 11:41 pm
Corona, NY (May 28, 2019) – A man is currently being sought by police for sexually abusing a teenage girl while she was sleeping on a subway, according to authorities. The incident was reported to have taken place on Sunday afternoon, May 26th, on a number 7 train as it approached the Junction Boulevard subway station.
According to police, the 15-year-old victim had fallen asleep on the train. Shortly before the train stopped at the aforementioned station, an unidentified man approached her and began to rub himself against her. The entirety of the incident has not been fully detailed; however, witnesses say that he got off at the Junction Boulevard station immediately afterward.
The suspect is believed to be in his 20s, approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall, with black hair and last seen wearing a black turtleneck shirt, multicolored sneakers, and gray shorts. Police are asking the public for their help with identifying the suspect. Anyone with any information is being urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.
Sexual Abuse in New York
First and foremost, we would like to offer our sincerest sympathies to the victim of the accused as we are optimistic about her ability to recover from this incident. It is terribly important to understand that, as the victim of any form of sexual abuse in New York, you may likely have substantial rights in terms of recovering compensation for the misconduct that you were wrongfully forced to endure.
At Hach & Rose, we are devoted to holding sexual abusers accountable for their atrocious and inexcusable actions. Our compassionate attorneys are unconditionally dedicated to providing victims with the most knowledgeable and experienced representation available. As members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have been the victim of sexual abuse in New York, please contact our sexual abuse attorneys at 212-779-0057 today.
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