LEWDNESS ON F TRAIN – The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual wanted in connection to a public lewdness incident that occurred on the F train in Woodside.
It was reported to police that on Saturday, April 30, between 10:30 and 11:09 p.m., aboard a southbound “F” train at the Northern Boulevard station, the suspect sat across from the 26 year-old female victim and masturbated while he stared at her.
The victim snapped photos of the suspect with her cell phone.
The individual is described as a Hispanic man in his 50s, 5’8, 180 to 200 lbs; last seen wearing a black jacket, a green and black plaid shirt, light colored pants and he carried a beige messenger bag.
BEATEN ON THE 7 TRAIN – The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the unknown female wanted in connection with an assault on the 7 train in Sunnyside.
It was reported to police that on Friday, April 29 at 3 p.m., aboard a Flushing-bound 7 Train en-route to the 46th Street Station, an unknown female approached the victim, a 48-year-old female, and punched her in the face. The unknown female had been in a verbal dispute with a third individual and accused the victim staring at her. The unknown female grabbed the victim’s cell phone as she attempted to call 911. When the train car doors opened at the 46 Street Station, she threw the cell phone onto the platform, causing the screen to shatter. The victim, who suffered redness and swelling to her face and refused medical attention, exited the train to retrieve her cell phone. The unknown female also exited at the 46 Street Station and then fled on foot.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents or anyone who may have been a victim 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 nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.