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Alleged Queens library perv arrested


(DCPI) Credit: NYPD

Police have arrested a man accused of groping and flashing a teenage girl in an Astoria library.

Hector Troche, 56, was caught on library surveillance footage after allegedly grabbing a 15-year-old girl's crotch and exposing himself on March 4, police said.

Police announced Troche's arrest Sunday after a weeklong investigation.

Troche faces charges of sex abuse, forcible touching and public lewdness. No children were injured.

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