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Suspect sought in N train forcible touching incident in Sunset Park

A man is wanted for rubbing himself up against a woman in the subway as the train rode through Sunset Park.

According to police, on Friday, February 16 at around 6 p.m., the suspect, described to be in his 20s, approached a 50-year-old woman who was inside a southbound N Train and rubbed himself against her buttocks. The suspect then exited the train at the 59th Street station. The victim followed the alleged perp and took photos of him with her phone. When the suspect saw the woman photographing him, he fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a white male, 6’0″, and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue baseball cap with the word “Giants” on it, a dark colored hooded sweater, dark colored sweatpants, and blue and white sneakers. He had on a gray backpack with blue stripes.

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.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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