Police seek man wanted for public lewdness

JAMAICA — The NYPD was seeking a man who performed an act of public lewdness and was asking for the public’s help in locating him.

On Jan. 25 at 8 p.m., police said a man on a southbound ‘F’ train at the Jamaica/179th Street Station masturbated over his pants in front of a 26-year-old female victim. After the act, the man in question left the train at the 169th Street station. Police described the suspect as a Hispanic male, about 50 years of age. He is about 5-feet-8, 175 pounds and has a mustache, according to the NYPD. Police said he was last seen wearing beige pants, black footwear and was wearing a black jacket over a green sweatshirt. Police also released a cellphone video of the suspect in question.

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