WANTED: Assault (Manhattan)

2897-16-mts-mtn-pct-assault-10-5-16-sketchThe New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached sketch in connection to a reckless endangerment incident that occurred within the confines of the Midtown South Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Wednesday October 5, 2016, at approximately 3:20 p.m. aboard a moving southbound “4” train, the individual pulled the 11 year-old male victim into the area in between the train cars, picked him up and shook him as he was going to throw him off the train. The victim bumped his head on the side of the train as a result of the individual’s actions. A 26 year-old female passenger intervened and managed to pull the victim back into the train car. The victim and the Good Samaritan exited the train at the 14 Street/Union Square station. The individual remained on the train.

  • The individual is described as a male black, in his 30s, 6’0″; last seen wearing black sweater and a multi-colored baseball cap.

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