NYCHA Custodian, Leighton Phillips, 44, Arrested

Published on May 27, 2021, 8:14 am
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On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 1130 hours, the following 44-year-old male off-duty New York City Employee was arrested and charged within the confines of the 79th Precinct / PSA 3 in Brooklyn.


Leighton Phillips
NYCHA Custodian


  • public lewdness;
  • forcible touching;
  • sexual abuse 3rd degree.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.