Cops are searching for a man who was caught touching himself while riding the bus in Flushing.
According to police, at 7 a.m. on June 18, an unknown man sat down on the NYC Transit Bus #Q27 at the northeast corner of Kissena Boulevard and Elder Avenue. Shortly after sitting down, the man began to touch his genitals over his sweatpants.
The suspect fled the scene when the bus stopped at the corner of Kissena Boulevard and Elder Avenue.
Authorities described the perpetrator as a black man with a beard and dreadlocks, approximately 35 years old, standing 6 feet tall and weighing 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.
Anyone with information regarding the above incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.