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NYPD seeks suspect for public lewdness on R train in Bay Ridge

Police are looking to identify a man they say masturbated on a train in the Bay Ridge area.

According to cops, on Friday, March 30 at around 6:25 p.m., a man sat down across from a 41-year-old woman on the southbound “R” train as it approached 86th Street and began masturbating.

The woman took a photo of the alleged perp with her cell phone before she got off the train at 86th Street. The man stayed on the train.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic with a goatee, 48-52 years old, of large build and approximately 5’5″. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, gray sweatshirt, blue jeans and gray sneakers.

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 enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.


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