Man wanted for ‘rubbing himself’ repeatedly on woman riding 5 train, cops say

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PELHAM BAY, New York – An unwelcome during rush hour on the 5 train has police looking for a man they say assaulted a 38-year-old woman.

The man, believed to be between 50 and 60 years old, walked up from behind on the northbound train, rubbing his body on hers “multiple times” as they pulled into the Baychester station, police said.

He got off at Baychester, while the victim stayed on the train.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black baseball hat with the logo “Evergreen” on it and carrying a black bag over his shoulder.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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