You are reading

NYPD: 7-train passenger puts cellphone under woman’s shirt and records

Suspect (NYPD)

Dec. 31, 2016 Staff Report

The police are looking for a man who allegedly held his cellphone under a woman’s shirt on the 7 train earlier this week and started recording.

The 27-year-old victim was standing on the Manhattan-bound 7 train at around 8:15 pm Wednesday when she felt the suspect touch her right leg. She looked down and observed the man holding a cellphone under her shirt and recording, police said.

When the train arrived at the 61 Street and Woodside Avenue subway station the victim exited the train while the suspect remained on board.

The perpetrator has been described as Hispanic, approximately 45-years of age, 5’7″, 175 lbs., light complexion, salt & pepper hair, and last seen blue coat and black shoes.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS


email the author: [email protected]


Click for Comments 
Pedro Valdez Rivera Jr.

In the era of mobile technology, sometimes, a smartphone could be your valuable resource to document crime, capture a suspect, give it to the police as evidence, get a reward and go on your day.


Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

Cop injured by glass bottle thrown from 7 train station on Roosevelt Avenue: NYPD

An on-duty NYPD police officer was injured while standing on a foot post when he was struck by a glass bottle that was thrown from the 103rd Street-Corona Plaza, 7 train station above Roosevelt Avenue early Monday morning.

Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst reported that the officer was in uniform standing in front of 103-28 Roosevelt Ave. just before 2 a.m., when a man threw the bottle from the Flushing-bound platform. It struck the officer’s head, causing a laceration and a concussion.

Op-ed: An urgent call for revising NY’s criminal justice reforms to protect public safety

Apr. 11, 2024 By Council Member Robert Holden

In 2019, the State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo embarked on a controversial overhaul of New York’s criminal justice system by enacting several laws, including cashless bail and sweeping changes to discovery laws. Simultaneously, the New York City Council passed laws that compounded these challenges, notably the elimination of punitive segregation in city jails and qualified immunity for police officers. These actions have collectively undermined public safety and constrained law enforcement effectiveness.

City employee charged in fatal collision that killed a Middle Village woman in Elmhurst last month: NYPD

A truck driver for the city’s Department of Environmental Protection was arrested and charged in a fatal collision in Elmhurst last month.

Roderick Mitchell, 38, of Valley Stream, Long Island, turned himself in at the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst, where he was charged with failure to yield and failure to exercise due care for striking 43-year-old Natalia Garcia-Valencia of Middle Village on the morning of Tuesday, Mar. 12.