Help Identify A Forcible Touching Suspect

Posted on March 22, 2020, 8:13 pm
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The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph and wanted for questioning in connection to a forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

The following was reported to the police.

On Sunday, February 24, 2020, at approximately 1755 hours, inside of a moving Bx21 MTA bus traveling northbound on 3rd Avenue, the unidentified male stood behind the 28-year-old female victim and rubbed his exposed private parts on her buttocks.

The victim confronted him about the sexual misconduct and he walked off the bus at a stop in the vicinity of 3rd Avenue and E. 158th Street.

A surveillance photograph 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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