The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance with locating and identifying a suspect who is wanted for a Forcible Touching incident which occurred, in transit, within the confines of the 79th Precinct/TD #30. Details are as follows:
On Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at approximately 3:00 pm, on board the south bound “S” train approaching the Franklin Avenue subway station, a male suspect approached the victim, a 16-year-old female, and placed both of his arms around her and grabbed her breast causing her shirt to rip. The suspect then exited the train at Botanic Garden station and fled to parts unknown. The victim did not sustain any injuries as a result of this incident.
Suspect is described as:
- Male black, approximately 40-years-old, 5’4″ tall, 150lbs.,
- Medium complexion, brown eyes, short brown hair
- Last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, blue jeans and carrying a black plastic bag.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are kept strictly confidential.