Subway creep touched himself while leering at women on board 7 train in Long Island City: cops

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Photo via Wikipedia Commons, inset courtesy of the NYPD

Police are looking for a man who felt the need to touch himself while riding the subway in Long Island City.

At 2:10 p.m. on Aug. 31, an unknown man was riding on a Queens-bound 7 train. As the train approached the Queensboro Plaza station, the man was seen touching his genitals over his clothing while staring at a 29-year-old female passenger and other female passengers.

Following the incident, the suspect exited the train at the 52nd Street station.

The suspect is described as a light skinned male between the ages of 35 and 40-years-old, standing 5 feet, 9 inches to 6 feet, 1 inch tall, and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black tights, black and white sneakers and he wore a green backpack.

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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