Police are searching for a man accused of repeatedly exposing himself to women on the subway for at least the past two months.
The first incident occurred on August 16th, around 9:38 a.m. According to the NYPD, the suspect and the victim, a 32-year-old woman, were on a northbound R train when she "observed the individual sitting in a nearby seat expose his groin area." She exited the train at 28th Street and Broadway, while the man allegedly remained on the train.
Hours later, around 4 p.m., a 29-year-old woman was on a southbound R train, where she noticed the man "sitting in a nearby seat expose his groin," police say. The victim left the train at the Murray Street station while the man apparently stayed onboard.
Then, on September 5th, at 2:25 p.m., a 40-year-old woman was riding on a southbound R train when the man "lifted up his shirt and exposed his groin to her," according to police. Both the victim and man got out at the Murray Street station.
The suspect, who is wanted for public lewdness, is described as being about 180 pounds with brown hair and was last seen wearing a long camouflage shirt and white sneakers. Police released security camera footage from the third incident:
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
If you see or experience sexual misconduct in the subway (this includes seeing a masturbator, being groped, being grinded on, etc.), you can report it to the MTA and police on this website. There's also a place for you to upload photos and/or video. Don't let the perverts win.