BARCLAYS CENTER/SUNSET PARK – Police are looking for the man seen in the below video in connection to a forcible touching incident that occurred at the Atlantic Avenue/Barclays Center subway station earlier this year.
At approximately 7:45pm on Tuesday, January 8, police say that a 16-year-old boy was waiting on the northbound B line subway platform when a man approached and tried to strike up a conversation with him. The man then kissed the victim on the mouth and groped his body and groin.
The teen was able to push the man off and escaped by boarding a northbound B train. The suspect fled the scene on foot.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 20- to 30-years-old, 5’6″ tall and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing and dark cap and dark clothing. See video below.
Police are also searching for the man seen in the photos below in connection to a public lewdness incident that occurred in January as well.
At approximately 11pm on Sunday, January 6, police say the man exposed himself in front of a 24-year-old woman while on board a southbound R train at the 59th Street station in Sunset Park.
Police say 23-year-old Osman Abdikadar is wanted for questioning in connection to the incident. The NYPD describes him as approximately 5’7″ tall and 140 pounds. See photos below.
Anyone with information in regard to the above incidents 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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.