Clearer video released of man wanted in Manhattan subway station sex assault

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- New video released by the NYPD offers a clearer look at the man police say sexually assaulted a woman in a subway station on the Upper West Side.

It happened around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 29, as the woman was walking down the stairs into the 1 train station at 86th Street and Broadway.

Police say the suspect pushed her up against a wall and groped her.

NYPD officers have been patrolling the station, and there are signs posted, warning commuters about the assault.

The individual is described as a man with short black hair, approximately 5'10" tall, and a medium build. He was last seen wearing a blue baseball hat, a white shirt, a gray jacket and gray sneakers.

Anyone with information in regard 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).

There is a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest.
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