Suspect sought in subway sex assault

Photo of suspect wanted in subway sex assault

May 1, 2012 12:06:25 PM PDT
Police are looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman on the subway.

The incident happened on Wednesday, April 25 at 6:15 p.m. on the northbound #2 train.

According to police, the suspect approached the 20-year-old woman and sexually abused her on the train.

The victim yelled at the suspect, and he denied doing anything, police said.

Both of them got off the train at 96th Street, where the victim says the suspect sexually assaulted her again.

She took a picture of the suspect before he left the station.

He is described as a 45-50 year old man, 5'7"-5'9" tall, and weighing 200 pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to this sexual abuse is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. Youc can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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