WANTED: Forcible Touching (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a forcible touching that occurred within the confines of the Midtown North Precinct/Transit District 1. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Tuesday December 12, 2017, at approximately 9:15 a.m. aboard a moving southbound “F” train arriving at the 47-50 Street station, the individual grabbed the 27 year-old female victim’s crotch. The individual then fled the train at the 34 Street/Herald Square station.

The individual is described as a:

  • Male Hispanic, 50 to 60 years old, 5’8″, 170 to 180lbs,
  • With salt and pepper hair, glasses and a black backpack
  • Last seen wearing a blue jacket, gray slacks, black shoes

 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.