Police are looking to locate an alleged pervert who grabbed the breast of a 19-year-old woman last month while entering a Manhattan subway station.
The suspect allegedly bumped into the woman at around 1:25 p.m. on Monday, May 15 while he was walking down the staircase while entering the West 59 Street and Columbus Circle station. The 19-year-old was walking up the stairs to exit the station when the incident allegedly took place.
Police said that a verbal dispute ensued, resulting in the suspect pushing the teenager, causing her to lose her balance. The suspect then grabbed the young woman’s left breast, before boarding a northbound C train.
The victim was not injured.
Police describe the suspect as being approximately 5-feet-8 inches tall and weighing about 190 pounds. He has a light complexion and blue eyes.
The NYPD has released footage of the alleged creep that was taken prior to the incident. The suspect is seen at Whole Foods supermarket located at 10 Columbus Circle.
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).