WANTED: Public Lewdness (Manhattan)


The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo and video in regards to a public lewdness that occurred within the confines of the 13 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday February 6, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. both the individual and the victim, a 14-year-old female bordered the northbound “L” train at the Union Square East and East 14 Street, when she observed the individual masturbating. When the train entered the West 14 Street and 6 Avenue subway station the victim detrained with the individual following her to the mezzanine area. The victim exited the subway station and the individual boarded a train to parts unknown.

 The individual is a:

  • Male, Black, approximately 35-years of age, 5’5″ -5’6″, 140-150 lbs., medium built with a goatee.
  • Last seen wearing a black coat with fur on the collar.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS 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 texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.