Subway creep groped sleeping man on 6 train in East Village: cops

6 train with East Village subway creep inset
The subway creep who groped a man on board a 6 train near the Astor Place station in the East Village on March 2, 2024.
Photo via Wikimedia Commons, General Punger/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Transit cops in the East Village are looking for the subway creep who groped a young man on board a 6 train early on Saturday morning.

The NYPD released an image of the perverted perp responsible for the sick attack, which occurred on a Bronx-bound 6 train approaching the Astor Place station at about 2:05 a.m. on March 2.

According to law enforcement sources, the sleeping 25-year-old man woke up to discover the creep with his hand inside the victim’s pants.

The suspect subsequently fled out of the car, but remains on the Bronx-bound 6 train, police said.

The victim, meanwhile, reported the incident to the 5th Precinct and NYPD Transit District 4. He was not physically injured.

Police described the subway creep as a man with a light complexion and a heavy build, who was last seen wearing a dark-colored baseball cap, a green shirt, tan pants and tan boots.

Photo courtesy of NYPD

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA). You can also submit tips online at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on X (the platform formerly known as Twitter) @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.