A woman was sexually assaulted by an unidentified man while riding the D train last month, and police are still searching for the suspect. According to the NYPD, the "forcible touching" incident escalated when the assailant threatened the victim and her boyfriend with a boxcutter.
The incident occurred at around 12:30 p.m. on July 30th on a southbound D train in Boro Park. The 22-year-old victim was on the train when she was approached by the suspect, who proceeded to touch and grab her thigh. According to investigators, "upon exiting the train at the Bay Parkway Subway Station, the suspect displayed a box cutter and threatened the female victim and her boyfriend on the southbound platform."
The suspect is described as 6' tall,185 lbs., and was last seen wearing a white polo shirt, yellow shorts, and white sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.