The police want the public's help in identifying a man accused of public lewdness in front of a woman in one of Pratt Institute's buildings in Brooklyn.

According to the NYPD, the incident happened yesterday morning at 8:40 a.m. Police say that a 46-year-old woman was cleaning a hallway in the chemistry building when the suspect entered, exposed his penis and then started to masturbate in front of her. The suspect then fled.

Police describe the suspect as a male about 5'9", 180 pounds, with a Caesar haircut and dark complexion. He was last seen wearing red jeans and a black t-shirt. The video shows him wearing headphones, a backback and another bag.

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 on to the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.