Man wanted for series of public lewd acts on the subway in Manhattan

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Kenneh Wiley, 33, is wanted for a string of lewd acts while riding the subway. (DCPI)

Kenneh Wiley, 33, is wanted for a string of lewd acts while riding the subway. (DCPI)

MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Police are looking for a man in connection to a series of public lewd acts riding the subway in Manhattan since March.

Kenneth Wiley, 33, is wanted for exposing himself and masturbating while riding the train. The first incident was reported on March 28 where Wiley allegedly masturbated under his hooded sweatshirt as a 27-year-old woman was sitting across from him on the “F” train. He eventually exited the train at the Avenue of Americas and West 47th Street stop, police said.

He was reported in four more incidents after that on the “E” and No. 1 trains. The last one happened on April 30 around 1 a.m. A 30-year-old woman was on the southbound “N” train when Wiley tried to ask her a question, according to police. She responded and noticed he was masturbating under his hooded sweatshirt.

Wiley is about 6 feet tall, 195 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes. He has two tattoos: One on his hand that reads “Browns” and another on his arm that says “Brooklyn.”

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

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