Help Identify A Forcible Touching Suspect

Posted on January 12, 2019, 9:31 am
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The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regard to a forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 41 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 06:45 a.m., in front of the bodega located at 1048 Westchester Avenue, an unknown individual approached a 31-year-old female victim and did forcibly touch the victim’s buttocks. The victim yelled and the individual fled the scene, last observed heading in the direction of Hoe Avenue and East 165 Street. There are no reported injuries incurred.

The individual is described as a male Hispanic, light complexion, approximately 160 lbs., 5’6″ tall with short, straight brown hair. He last seen wearing grey sweatpants, a grey “Ecko” t-shirt, blue and white sneakers and a black backpack.

A photo of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

 

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