Suspect sought for forcibly touching woman aboard Brooklyn-bound N train

A young man is wanted for a case of forcible touching within the 68th Precinct.

According to police, on Friday, August 5, a 27-year-old woman boarded a southbound N train at the 14th Street Union Square station. When the train reached the Eighth Avenue station in Brooklyn, the suspect — described by cops as a 20-year-old man with black hair and a medium complexion — allegedly grabbed the woman’s right ankle and slid his hand up to her knee.

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The man — further described as being 5’4″ to 5’6″ in height and weighing 140 pounds — then fled the station to parts unknown.

He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, white sneakers, black rimmed glasses and blue Beats headphones. He was also carrying a blue backpack.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.

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