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Man exposed himself on R train in Forest Hills: Cops

Police are searching for this man who allegedly masturbated on the R train in Forest Hills.
By Gina Martinez

Police were searching for a man suspected of public lewdness in Forest Hills.

According to police, on Dec. 15 at 8:15 p.m., a 23 year-old woman was riding a northbound R train at the 67th Street and Queens Boulevard station when the suspect in the same train car began to masturbate in front of her. Police said both the victim and suspect exited the train at the next stop, Forest Hills and 71st Avenue.

The victim was able to take cell phone pictures of the man before he fled the station on foot in an unknown direction. Police said the victim was uninjured in the incident.

Police described the suspect as a black male in his 40s, 6-foot-1 tall ,180 pounds with black hair. According to police, he was last seen wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477)

Reach Gina Martinez by e-mail at gmartinez@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4566.

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