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Suspect wanted in forcible touching of teen at Jamaica subway station

Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Police are looking for a man who they say forcibly touched and exposed himself to a 16-year-old girl in Jamaica.

On Aug. 13 at about 7:30 a.m. the victim was walking down the staircase at the Parsons Boulevard and Hillside Avenue subway station when she saw the suspect — described as a Hispanic man in his mid 30s — who reached up her thigh and legs, police said.

The teen screamed and walked away but as she looked back she saw the suspect exposing himself and performing a lewd act, according to cops. The victim was not physically injured.

Police describe the suspect as standing 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighing between 130 and 140 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a dark colored T-shirt with a gray design on it, gray knee-length shorts, and a plain white baseball hat, and was carrying a backpack.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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