Woman sexually assaulted at 23rd St. Station

Sexual assault suspect

Sexual assault suspect

Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman at the 23rd Street 6 station over the weekend.

Gothamist reported on Wednesday that the 32-year-old woman said that she had just missed an uptown 6 train at the station on Saturday at 10:20 p.m. when a man approached her and grabbed her arm and inner thigh, then exposed his genitals.

Police said that the man then demanded that she perform oral sex and when she screamed, he yelled at her to shut up. Police said that the man is in his 30s, 5’9” and 180 pounds with brown eyes, a shaved head and goatee. He was wearing a red shirt and tan cargo shorts at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information in regards 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 by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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