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LIC: Man wanted for public lewdness on subway

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Jan. 30, 2015 Staff report

The police are looking for a man who allegedly “manipulated himself” on the R train near Queensboro Plaza after coming in contact with a 47-year-old woman.

The police allege that the woman was on the train on Friday, Jan. 23 at 5:40 pm, when“the suspect put his hands in his pants and started to manipulate himself while sitting on the train.”

The suspect then got off the train at the next stop. There were no reported injuries.

The suspect has been described as a Hispanic male, 5’5″ tall, weighing 125 pounds. The police have released a photo.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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What if this guy was looking for his keys? Of course is easy to judge if you put that picture; but everybody is innocent until proven guilty. To put this picture and claims is not only irresponsible but should be punish. We don’t know if he is guilty or not; but you just ruined this guy life making this accusations…just in case. Someone is going to sue you. LIC Post

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David

While I agree with you in principle, I am going to give the LIC Post the benefit of the doubt on judgement. If the police are this interested in the guy, I imagine it was clear to witnesses what was being “manipulated” in his pants.

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