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Man wearing Yankees hat wanted for allegedly grabbing woman’s buttocks on No. 2 train

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Police say the man went up to a woman on the No. 2 train and grabbed her buttocks on Oct. 5. (DCPI)

Police say the man went up to a woman on the No. 2 train and grabbed her buttocks on Oct. 5. (DCPI)

MOTT HAVEN, The Bronx — A man wearing Yankees hat is wanted for allegedly rubbing up against a woman and grabbing her buttocks on the No. 2.

Police said the man was on an uptown No. 2 train on Oct. 5 about 5:45 p.m. when he approached a woman, 27, from behind. He allegedly started rubbing up against her and then grabbed her buttocks.

The woman confronted the man, but he fled the train at the 149th Street-Grand Concourse station.

She followed the man and snapped a photo of him wearing a blue Yankees hat, gray T-shirt and blue jeans, police said.

The man is described as being 35 to 45 years old, 5 feet 9 inches and 170 pounds.

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.