Suspect wanted for forcibly touching woman on N train

Photos courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for a man wanted for touching a woman’s buttocks twice on a Queens-bound train last week.

On Friday, Sept 18, at about 6 p.m. the suspect – described as a white man of 30 to 35 years old – stood behind the 35-year-old victim on an N train and rubbed his hand across her buttocks, authorities said.

After the woman confronted him, the suspect grabbed her behind again before fleeing the train when it stopped at the Broadway and 31st Street station.

According to police – who have released two photos of the suspect – the man is described to stand between 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, he has blue eyes, glasses and is of stocky build.

He was last seen to be wearing a black knit hat, green shirt and blue jeans, and he was carrying a backpack.

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

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