WANTED: Forcible Touching (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the individual depicted in the attached surveillance video wanted for questioning in connection for a forcible touching that occurred within the confines of the Midtown South Precinct/ Transit District 1. Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Monday January 8, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. inside the Times Square subway station on the “7” train platform, a 23-year-old female victim was approached by an unidentified male who forcibly grabbed her breast. An MTA employee intervened and a minor altercation ensued before the male fled in unknown direction.

 The individual is described as:

  • A male Hispanic, approximately 25-30 years old, heavy set
  • Last seen wearing a dark colored sweat shirt, gray pants and gray sneakers

 A cell phone video of the individual taken by the victim is attached.

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.