Cops are looking for the man they say forcibly touched a woman while she was sleeping on a southbound “N” train on Monday, August 10, within the confines of the 78th Precinct.
According to police, the victim – a 25-year-old woman – was sleeping on the train in the vicinity of the Atlantic Avenue/Pacific Street station when the suspect allegedly began touching her rear end.
Cops say a witness to the incident woke the woman up and told her what had happened. The suspect – wearing a blue shirt with a white stripe on it – was said to have fled at the Atlantic Avenue station.
There were no reported injuries.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.
A photo of the suspect taken by the witness is attached and available at DCPI.