WANTED: Forcible Touching (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to a forcible touching that occurred within the confines of the 5 Precinct/TD4. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to the police that on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. the victim, a 31-year old female was aboard a crowded northbound “5” train, when an individual grabbed her buttocks. When the train entered the 14 Street and Union Square subway station both the victim and individual exited the train. The individual fled the location to parts unknown.

 The individual is a:

  •  Male, black 25-30 years of age, dark complexion, 5’8″, brown eyes, black hair.

Last seen wearing:

  •  Maroon zip up hoodie, black shoes, white shirt and black jeans.

 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.