Man sucked thumb, masturbated on subway, NYPD says

The NYPD is searching for a man who allegedly sucked his thumb and masturbated as he ogled a woman sitting nearby on the subway.

According to authorities, the suspect boarded an A train near the High Street station in Brooklyn at around 1:20 p.m. on June 3, and sat across from the 26-year-old woman.  They say the man then reached his hand down his pants and began touching himself while sucking on his thumb.

The victim managed to get a picture of the man before getting off the train at High Street. She was uninjured.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.  Police say all calls are strictly confidential.

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