Help Identify A Forcible Touching Suspect

Published on March 19, 2019, 9:19 am
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The New York Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male depicted in the attached photo and wanted for questioning in regard to a forcible touching that occurred within the confines of the 46th Precinct in Bronx / Transit District 11.

Help Identify A Forcible Touching Suspect

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at approximately 1145 hours, a 30-year-old female victim was sitting on a northbound “4” at Mt. Eden / 176th Street subway station when an unidentified male sat down next to her and grabbed the victim’s thigh and buttocks several times. The male exited the train at the Burnside Avenue and fled in unknown direction. The victim was not injured during this incident.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a male Hispanic, approximately 20-30 years of age, 5’10” and 230 lbs.; last seen wearing a black jacket, black skull cap, black headphones and gray sweatpants.

Photos taken from an MTA BX13 bus security camera in the vicinity of the incident location are 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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