The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photographs, who is wanted in connection to a forcible touching incident, that occurred in transit within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at approximately 0940 hours, on a westbound Bx36 MTA Bus, an unknown individual approached a 17-year-old female victim and slapped her buttocks without permission to do so.
The individual exited the bus at Honeywell Avenue and E. 180th Street.
The individual fled westbound on E. 180th Street on foot.
No injuries have been reported as a result of this incident.
The individual is described as a male with a light complexion and short white hair; last seen wearing a blue jacket, black jeans and black sneakers.
Surveillance photographs 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 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.