Now, after Gothamist published a story about the incident and the tipster's frustration with cops' apathy, the NYPD is now officially investigating. Gothamist is on your side!

The police sent a "Request for Media Attention," asking the public if they have seen this individual riding a southbound 4 train approaching the 14th Street-Union Square station on June 12th. The suspect, who is now sought by the NYPD for public lewdness, is described as being 55-65 years old.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) 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 by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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.