The New York City Police Department is seeking the public s assistance in identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance photograph, who is wanted in connection to an aggravated harassment (hate crime), which occurred within the confines of the 17th Precinct / Transit District 4 in Manhattan.

The following has been reported to police.

On Friday, February 18, 2022, at approximately 0750 hours, the individual approached the 17-year-old victim on the on the southbound E and F train platform, inside the 53rd Street and Lexington Avenue subway station and yelled anti-gay and anti-transgender comments at her before fleeing.

A surveillance photograph of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.