Police: Guy groped, kissed lady in Jay Street-MetroTech elevator

Police are hunting for a guy who was caught on security footage trying to grope and kiss a woman in a Downtown subway station elevator in the early morning hours of Nov. 22.

The 50-year-old victim and the lech were in the lift at the Jay Street-MetroTech stop at Jay and Willoughby streets at around 5 am, when the perv suddenly kissed her and touched her private parts, police said.

Cops described the suspect as approximately 50 years old, 5-foot-11, and 220 pounds, with “salt and pepper” hair.

Police ask anyone with information about the crime to call (800) 577–8477, submit tips at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or text 274637 followed by TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Lauren Gill at lgill@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2511. Follow her on Twitter @laurenk_gill

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