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Man touched himself while staring at female passengers aboard 7 train: police

Photo of suspect released by NYPD

Oct. 4, 2017 by Nathaly Pesantez

A man touched his genitals over his clothing while staring at female passengers on a Main Street bound 7-train, according to police.

The public lewdness incident happened on Aug. 31 at around 2:10 p.m., aboard a 7 train at the Queensboro Plaza station in Long Island City. According to police, the man stared at a 29-year-old female victim and other female passengers as he touched his genitals over this clothing. The man then exited the train at the 52nd Street station.

The man is described as light skinned, between 35 to 40 years old, and with a height between 5’9” to 6’1”, according to police. He weighs between 180 to 200 pounds, and was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black tights, black and white sneakers, and a green backpack.

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. All calls are strictly confidential.

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brooklynmc

I have a problem with publishing people like this because someone claims something. I have no doubt that most of these claims are true but it also leaves open the possibility that anyone can do this as a retaliation for something. Shame on LIC Post.

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Kramden

For a brief moment, I had a similar thought, but if you look a little closer, you’ll see two things – 1) the photo was released by NYPD and 2) there is video of the man, so it’s probably safe to assume he was on video doing what he’s accused of.

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Samuel

So because you hear it from the police it makes it true do you know how many cases were covered up like makeup concealer you literally only see have his body even if he was doing what he was doing maybe more people should’ve posted about it and report it not everything you see on the internet is real search some captology

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Anonymous

So that’s the reaction you have? I assume that the people witnessing the incident were questioned by the police, and that there is a strong likelihood that this did in fact take place. I really doubt that some woman would want to risk committing crime by falsely reporting this incident to the cops.

Put your pearls away, fella.

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brooklynmc

Yes, that is my reaction. I could google and find thousands of instances where a woman, or a man, has falsely reported a crime. The really sad and thoughtless reaction is yours.

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brooklynmc

google: Cops: Conn. man used ‘revenge porn’ to get back at ex3:30 PM. Just happened to read this today.

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Anonymous

You are getting desperate. This has nothing to do with the perv that has been clearly reported by several people as grabbing his bollocks in public. Why are you defending him?

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brooklynmc

Why do you give yourself 17 thumbs up? Don’t you think that is weird? Don’t you think it is weird that you get a kick out of being rude and childish? This is the last time I respond to you. Go ahead, have fun Troll.

Yasss

There were numerous fliers around train stations warning passengers about this sicko
Disgusting acts like this are occurring far too frequently. These are only the ones we know about. Imagine people who may be too ashamed to inform authorities

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Anonymous

brooklynmc thinks it’s fake news. I think he’d have a different reaction if one of his kids was the target of this creep.

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