Assault and forcible touching on the subway in Chelsea Blotter

The suspect for the alleged forcible touching on an E train. (Courtesy NYPD)

Forcible touching on E train

A man is wanting by police for inappropriately touching a woman on a train on Friday, Jan. 17, police said. Around 6 p.m., a 23-year-old woman was on board an uptown E train between 34th and 42nd Streets, when a man approached from behind and allegedly touched her buttocks. Police released an image of the wanted man, who is described as being in his 40’s, 5-feet 7-inches tall, 170 pounds, bald and with a medium build.


Subway assault at 14th Street

There was an assault reported inside the subway station at 14th Street and Eighth Avenue, police said. On Tuesday, Jan. 28, around 1 p.m., the victim, an 18-year-old woman, told police she was standing on a train platform, when she was approached by another woman. The stranger, 17 years old, then allegedly pulled her hair, punched, slapped and kicked her, causing injuries to the victim’s neck and back. The attacker is wanted for misdemeanor assault.


Would-be Subway restaurant thief leaves with no bread

This man allegedly tried to rob a Subway restaurant on West 34th Street. (Courtesy NYPD)

There was an attempted burglary inside a Subway restaurant at 455 W. 34 St., on Sunday, Jan. 5, according to police. Around 11:25 p.m., a man is alleged to have forcibly gained entry to the shop through the front door. Once inside, police say he tried to access the cash register, but was unsuccessful and fled empty-handed.


Man cleans out Walgreens

A man allegedly shoplifted several bottles of soap from a Walgreens at 526 West 30 St., officials said. On Thursday, Jan. 30, at 6:45 p.m., an employee told police that a men entered the store and then took 13 assorted bottles of soap from a shelf, then left without paying. The items were valued at a total of $66.32.

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