The police are searching for a man who allegedly flashed a knife at a woman on a Bronx MTA bus after she complained about his masturbating.

According to the police, the incident occurred on a BX 2 bus on July 9 at 5:45 p.m. The woman, 27, was on the bus with her children and she saw a man masturbating. The NYPD says, "The victim asked man to stop and alerted the bus driver. The suspect approached the victim and brandished a knife. The victim struggled with the suspect and grabbed the male’s hand to defend herself."

The suspect, who is wanted for attempted assault, fled at East 171 Street and Grand Concourse. The victim was not injured. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.