The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs and video clip, who is wanted in connection to a Bronx forcible touching pattern, which occurred within the confines of the 42nd, 46th and 52nd Precincts.

Details are as follows.

Incident #1: It was reported to police that on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at approximately 2215 hours, in the front of 2545 Valentine Avenue within the confines of the 52nd precinct. A 21-year-old female victim was walking southbound on Valentine Avenue when a unknown individual riding a black E-scooter came from behind and grabbed her buttocks before fleeing northbound on East Fordham Road towards Grand Concourse. The victim refused medical attention.

Incident #2: It was reported to police that on Sunday, May 09, 2021, at approximately 1520 hours, at the corner of Tiebout Avenue and E. 187th Street within the confines of the 46th Precinct. A 25-year-old female victim was standing at the corner when a unknown individual riding a black E-scooter came from behind and grabbed her buttocks before fleeing northbound on Tiebout Avenue towards E. 188th Street. The victim refused medical attention.

Incident #3: It was reported to police that on Monday, May 10, 2021, at approximately 1345 hours, in front of 2736 Jerome Avenue within the confines of the 52nd precinct. A 25-year-old female victim was walking when a unknown individual riding a black E-scooter came from behind and grabbed her buttocks before fleeing to parts unknown. The victim refused medical attention.

Incident #4: It was reported to police that on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at approximately 1740 hours, in the rear of 1041 Prospect Avenue within the confines of the 42nd precinct. A 20-year-old female victim was walking southbound on Prospect Avenue when a unknown individual riding a black E-scooter came from behind and grabbed her buttocks before fleeing northbound on Prospect Avenue. The victim refused medical attention.

The individual is described as follows: male, medium complexion, 30 years old, medium build, full beard with dark hair in a pony tail. He last seen wearing a white t-shirt, dark colored pants, sneakers and black backpack.

Surveillance photos and video of the unidentified individual taken after incident #3, retrieved from a commercial building located in the vicinity of E. 166th Street and Prospect Avenue.

A surveillance video clip and a photograph of the suspect 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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