Man on subway forcibly touches woman; victim snaps photo

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Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the man who they say inappropriately grabbed a woman on the subway in Cypress Hills.

Police say the incident happened at around 8:30 p.m. Friday on the northbound A train. The victim says the sleeping suspect woke up, touched the 20-year-old woman’s thigh and then went back to sleep.

The victim then snapped a photo of the man and left the train.

Those with information are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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