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Cops seek creep who pleasured himself on W train in Astoria: NYPD

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Photo courtesy of MTA

Police from the 114th Precinct in Astoria and Transit District 20 are on the lookout for a deviant who allegedly pleasured himself on board a W train during Tuesday’s morning rush.

The incident occurred on the northbound W at the Ditmars Boulevard and 31st Street subway station around 6:30 a.m. on Sept. 6.

Police say a 34-year-old man was sitting down when an unidentified man sitting across from him exposed himself and began masturbating, police said. The victim got up and left the train while the suspect remained inside. There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident.

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Cops are looking for this suspect who allegedly masturbated in front of a man riding the W train in Astoria Tuesday morning. (NYPD)

The NYPD released a photo of the suspect that was provided by the MTA and described him as having a dark complexion and standing around 5’6” tall with a medium build, black hair and short dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, white shorts, multi-colored sneakers, white socks and eyeglasses and he was carrying a black backpack.

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

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