Cops: Man recorded ‘upskirt’ video of teen, fled on bicycle

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NEW YORK (PIX11) -- Cops are searching for a man they say placed a recording video camera underneath a teen girl's dress in Manhattan in August.

Authorities say the suspect, described as a Hispanic man, rode up to the 19-year-old on a bicycle as she stood along 57th Street and Third Avenue in Turtle Bay August 14.

Cops say the man placed a video camera underneath the woman's skirt while it was recording.

Cops say the man placed a video camera underneath the woman's skirt while it was recording.

The man placed the recording device up the teen's dress, and when she confronted him, he fled the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.