The NYPD is asking for the public’s help to find a man a young girl said has been stalking her on the subway.
Acccording to police, at about 8 a.m. on Friday, April 15, the 16-year-old girl “boarded the northbound 'G' train at 4th Avenue and 9th Street subway station, when a male individual was following her towards the Fulton Street subway station. The female exited the train at Fulton Street subway station and the male individual remained on board the "G" train.”
The girl told police the man followed her four other times at multiple subway stations in February, April and May of this year. She did not report any injuries to police.
Police have released a photo of the man — taken by the victim with her cellphone — and describe him as Asian, in his late 40s, 5 feet 3 inches tall, 170 pounds and with black hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a blue overcoat and wearing glasses.
Anyone with information about the behavior is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers websiteor texting the info to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.