Man wanted for forcible touching incident in Sunset Park

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an Asian man in his 20s, connected to a forcible touching incident that happened in Sunset Park on Wednesday, April 6.

A photo of the suspect. Photo courtesy of the NYPD

According to police, the unidentified male sat next to a 15-year-old girl on a northbound R train at the Fourth Avenue and 36th Street station at around 7:50 a.m., and began rubbing her thigh and lower back.

When the victim stepped off the train at DeKalb Avenue, the man followed her and continued to rub her back until she made her way out of the station and lost sight of him.

Anyone with information in regards 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 at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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