WANTED: Public Lewdness (Manhattan)

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs who is wanted for questioning in connection to a public lewdness incident that occurred within confines 5 Precinct/Transit District 2. Details are as follows:

 It was reported to police that on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at 8:15 p.m. the 22-year-old female victim was inside the Chambers Street train station on the northbound platform, waiting for the J Train, when she heard someone calling over to her. When she looked up, she observed an unidentified male masturbating his exposed penis in public view. The individual then walked up the stairs and continued masturbating on the mezzanine as he continued to stare down at the complainant. The individual then left the mezzanine and fled the station.

The individual is described as:

  • A male Black, approximately in his 30’s, with a medium complexion and a medium build.
  • He was last seen wearing a black scarf, a gray hooded sweatshirt, a gray shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.

 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.