Man sought for forcible touching of MTA employee trying to clean train: police

Posted at 9:23 PM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 21:23:58-04

BAY RIDGE, Brooklyn — A man is wanting for forcibly touching an MTA employee trying to clean a train, police said.

The incident took place April 11 at 9:45 a.m. inside the Bay Ridge-95th Street station on the R line. A 37-year-old female MTA worker, cleaning a stationary train as has been warranted during the coronavirus pandemic, when an unidentified man approached her from behind and rubbed his midsection on her buttocks, authorities say. The man fled to parts unknown.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing.

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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.