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Police seek perp for public lewdness on “N” train platform

Cops are looking to identify the man they say masturbated on a local subway platform in front of a young girl.

According to police, just before 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, a 12-year-old girl was standing inside the 62nd Street “N” subway station when she saw an older man standing on the northbound platform with his pants down below the waist, touching himself as he stared at her.

When the young girl ran away from the area, the suspect fled the station.

The man is described as a Hispanic man, anywhere from 50 to 60 years old, with white hair, white glasses and a black backpack. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap, a black jacket and black pants.

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 www.nypdcrimestoppers.comor by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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