Man forcibly touches teen at 59th St. station

BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police are turning to the public to help find a man wanted for forcibly touching a teenage girl on the subway last month.

On the morning of  May 16,  a 15-year-old Bronx girl took a 4 train Downtown.

According to police, as the train approached E. 59th St. at 7:20 a.m., a stranger approached and grabbed her buttocks. As soon as the train stopped at the Midtown station, the guy exited the subway car and fled.

An image of the man wanted for questioning regarding a forcible-touching incident on the 4 train. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the CrimeStoppers Web site at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.