Help Cops Find Man Who Forcibly Touched A Woman

NEWKIRK PLAZA – Cops need assistance searching for a man that forcibly touched a woman inside the Newkirk Avenue Subway Station.

On Sunday, April 7th at around 6:50 a.m., a man grabbed a woman’s butt as she was stepping inside a Q Train heading north. The 36-year-old woman confronted the man, but he soon left the station and headed to the street. He was last seen walking west on Newkirk Avenue. A video is attached below.

Cops describe the suspect as a dark-skinned man in his 20s. He is about 6’0” tall and weighs anywhere from 145 to 155 pounds. He has a beard and a mustache. He was last seen wearing a black and gray-hooded sweater, gray sweatpants, and black and white 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).  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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Zainab Iqbal

Zainab is a staff reporter at Bklyner who sometimes writes poetry in her free time ||


  1. The video just shows a man walking down the sidewalk. Hard to imagine him being convicted of anything on the basis of that.

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