Suspect wanted in 2 Queens lewdness incidents, police say

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Saturday, June 18, 2016

QUEENS, New York (WABC) -- Police are looking for a man in connection with two incidents of lewdness in Queens.

Around 6:30 a.m. June 17, police said a man went into a laundromat at 37-57 108th St., where he approached a 52-year-old woman, touched her buttocks and masturbated. When the victim moved away, the suspect fled.

About 10 minutes later, according to the New York City Police Department, he reached under a woman's skirt near 111th Street and 39th Avenue, and touched her buttocks while masturbating.

The suspect then fled.

He is described a light-skinned Hispanic man, last seen wearing a short-sleeved buttoned shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).