WANTED: Forcible Touching (Brooklyn)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photographs in connection to two forcible touching incidents that occurred aboard a B9 MTA bus within the confines of the 66 Precinct. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Thursday October 26, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m. inside of a moving southbound B9 bus, the individual grabbed the 22 year-old female victim’s buttocks as she stood up from her seat. The victim exited the bus and the individual moved to the back of the bus where he sat next to the second victim, a 17 year-old female. As the bus continued southbound, the individual placed his hand on the 17 year-old victim’s thigh. When she pushed his hand away and tried to get past him, the individual grabbed her buttocks. The individual got up from his seat after the victim yelled at him. The individual subsequently exited the bus in the vicinity of 1495 Ocean Parkway.

 The individual is described as:

  •  A male Hispanic, 5’2″, 150lbs, with a black backpack.

Last seen wearing:

  •  A blue baseball cap with red lettering, a black jacket and blue jeans.

 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.