Police seek man who stalked girl, 14 on Manhattan, Bronx subway

Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 2:32 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD released video surveillance on Thursday of a man they say stalked a 14-year-old girl in Manhattan and then found her again the next day on a Bronx subway train.

Officials said the suspect first approached the teen near the Bowling Green subway station somewhere between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on September 25 where he followed her near Trinity Place and started a conversation.

He gave the victim $20 and fled after making several advances toward her, police said.

The following day, authorities say he followed the girl onto a southbound 4 train at the Burnside Avenue subway station in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx, between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.

Police say he remained on the same train as her for three southbound subway stops. At the 170 Street subway station, the 14-year-old female victim saw a group of friends and fled to them, at which point the suspect fled the train on foot in an unknown direction.

Police described him as a Hispanic man in his 40s who's approximately 5-foot-5.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-8477.

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