Screenshot via video courtesy of the NYPD
Cops are looking for a thief who sexually assaulted a woman on a Midtown subway platform.
According to police, at 4 a.m. on Nov. 22 a 23-year-old woman was on the F train platform at the 34th Street—Herald Square subway station when an unknown man approached her, put her in a headlock and threw her to the ground. While the victim was on the ground, the suspect touched her private area before fleeing the scene with her purse.
The victim was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital in stable condition.
The NYPD released a video of the suspect taken from subway station surveillance footage:
Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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 or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.
Ex-Brit turned Manhattan resident since 2008.