Suspect sought for masturbating on Queens subway

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Police released this photo of the suspect which was taken by a witness. (NYPD)

Police are searching for a man who was seen masturbating aboard a Queens bound 7 train on Thursday morning.

The suspect allegedly exposed his genitals and masturbated in public view as the train approached the Queensboro Plaza Station in Long Island City at about 9:45 a.m., police said.

A witness snapped a cell phone photo of the suspect which police have released.

The man is described as being about 6-feet tall and 180 lbs. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, black boots and sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.


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