Cops seek suspect in forcible touching aboard N train

March 22, 2016 Meaghan McGoldrick
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Cops are looking to identify the man they say touched a woman inappropriately aboard a southbound N train that was entering the 36th Street station, within the confines of the 72nd Precinct, on Tuesday, March 15.

Photo courtesy of the NYPD
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

According to police, at around 2 a.m., the suspect — described as an Asian man, anywhere from 20 to 25 years old — placed his hand on a 24-year-old woman’s leg and, at the same time, began to rub his crotch with the other hand.

After a verbal dispute, the man fled the train at the 59th Street station.

The suspect was further described as being 5’2″ in height and weighing 120 pounds. He was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweater, light colored pants and dark colored shoes.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident 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 Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.


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