By Carol Tannenhauser
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in finding an unidentified man “carrying a blue umbrella” (pictured at right), who allegedly “forcibly grabbed the buttocks of a 24-year-old woman” inside a southbound B train approaching the 81st Street-Museum of Natural History subway station, on Tuesday, September 6th, at 6:30 AM.
The victim reported that the man said “he could touch anyone he wants” and that “he would stab people in the eyes.” After the incident, the victim and other bystanders fled the train at 72nd Street and Central Park West, while the perpetrator remained on board going south.
Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this individual 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 on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.