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Man wanted for masturbating on No. 7 subway platform in Queens

Photo of suspect accused of masturbating on 7 train platform in Queens (DCPI)

Photo of suspect accused of masturbating on 7 train platform in Queens (DCPI)

SUNNYSIDE, Queens — Police are looking for a man accused of masturbating on the No. 7 subway platform in Sunnyside, Queens last month.

The lewd act allegedly happened around 11:40 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27.

Police say the man was masturbating on the northbound platform as he stared at 28 year-old woman. The woman then took a picture of the suspect with her cellphone as he fled the station.

The man is described as 30 to 40 years old, 6 feet 3 inches, 275 pounds, and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black pants, black sneakers, carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information in regards 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 by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.