WANTED: Forcible Touching (Bronx)

2829-15 BXSVU Force Touch 9-22-15The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual wanted in connection with a forcible touching incident within the confines of the 45 Precinct (Bronx).  The circumstances are as follows:

On Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at approximately 10:30 pm, the suspect approached the 20 year-old female victim as she was walking in the vicinity of Harding Avenue and Prentiss Avenue and engaged her conversation by asking her for the time.  The suspect then proceeded to ask the victim for a sexual favor.  When the victim declined, the suspect put the victim into a bear hug and after releasing her, grabbed her buttocks with both hands and fled.  The suspect is described as follows:

  • Male, white, 17 to 20 years-old, approximately 5’05”, approximately 130lbs

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.