Police searching for suspect who ‘manipulated his privates’ in front of a female R train rider

Cops want to question this man for allegedly manipulating his privates in front of a 20-year-old woman on board an R train Wednesday morning.
By Bill Parry

Police wanted to question a man who allegedly committed an act of public lewdness aboard a moving Queens R train Wednesday morning.

The suspect took a seat across from a 20-year-old woman and “manipulated his private parts in front of her,” police said. The man exited the train at Queens Plaza and fled in an unknown direction.

Police described the suspect as a black man who was last seen wearing a blue hooded coat, a black seater, blue jeans and black and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

Reach reporter Bill Parry by e-mail at bparry@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4538.

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