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Man Smoking Cigarette Masturbated on Subway Train: NYPD

Passengers saw the man masturbating with his hand down his pants on a southbound Q train, police said

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  • A man allegedly lay down on a subway seat and masturbated in front of other passengers before getting up and lighting a cigarette
  • Passengers saw the man masturbating with his hand down his pants on a southbound Q train
  • After the man stopped, he stood up, wiped his hands on a pole and lit a cigarette, according to police

A man allegedly laid down on a subway seat and masturbated in front of other passengers before getting up and lighting a cigarette, police said.

Passengers saw the man masturbating with his hand down his pants on a southbound Q train that had just left the Dekalb Avenue station in Brooklyn around 12:30 p.m. on Monday, the NYPD said.

After the man stopped, he stood up, wiped his hands on a pole and lit a cigarette, according to police.

The man got off the train at the Church Avenue station, police said.

The man is around 50 or 60 years old and was last seen wearing a knit cap, a blue hooded sweater, a dark jacket, grey sweatpants and black and white sneakers.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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