WANTED: Public Lewdness (Bronx)

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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a public lewdness incident that occurred within the confines of the 47 Precinct. The photograph was taken by the victim with her cell phone. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Wednesday March 9, 2016, at approximately 7:00 a.m. inside of a northbound “5” train at the Baychester Avenue subway station, the suspect entered the train car, sat across from the 17 year-old female victim and exposed his genitals to her. The victim immediately got up from where she sat and exited the train; the suspect remained on the train.

The individual is described as:

  • Male black, 35 to 40 years old, 6’0″, 200lbs;
  • Last seen wearing a black and white winter cap, a dark colored jacket, blue jeans, a blue latex glove, sunglasses and a yellow plastic bag wrapped around his head.

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 at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.