WANTED: Forcible Touching (Queens)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the unidentified male seen in the attached photos wanted for questioning in connection with forcible touching in the confines of the 110th Precinct Precinct/Transit District 20. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Friday, July 7th, 2017 at approximately 7:43 p.m. a 22-year-old female victim was traveling in the mezzanine of the Grand Avenue subway station on the “G/R” line when an unidentified male approached the victim from behind and grabbed the victim’s buttocks. The male fled the location in an unknown direction.

The individual is described as a:

  •  Male Black or Hispanic, late teens or early 20s, approximately 5’10” and 160lbs with brown eyes, black hair and last seen wearing a red t-shirt, shorts and sneakers.

 Photos of the unidentified male are attached and were taken from a cell phone soon after the incident.

 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.