Woman wakes up to man touching her inner thigh on subway train: NYPD

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MANHATTAN – Police are looking for a man accused of inappropriately touching a female straphanger as she slept on a northbound No. 3 train.

Police say this man touched a woman's inner thigh while riding a No. 3 train on June  27, 2016. (NYPD)

Police say this man touched a woman’s inner thigh while riding a No. 3 train on June 27, 2016. (NYPD)

The incident happened last Monday at 6:30 a.m.

Police said the 26-year-old victim was asleep when she felt a man rubbing her inner thigh. She took a picture of him when the train entered Seventh Avenue W. 34th Street subway station, where he then fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect is approximately 32 to 42 years old, about 6 feet tall. He has brown eyes, black hair, dark complexion and was last seen wearing brown shoes, blue jeans and a blue jacket.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.