Jennifer Millman

Cops Seek Alleged Shoe-Smelling Lecher in Queens Break-In

What to Know

  • A man allegedly broke into an NYC home and grabbed a woman's shoe; cops say he smelled the inside of it while performing a lewd act
  • The man is described as being about 30 to 40 years old; he was wearing a baseball cap and multi-colored clothing, authorities say
  • Anyone with information about him is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

Police are looking for a man who allegedly broke into a Queens building, grabbed a woman's shoe and smelled it while performing a lewd act, authorities say. 

The man forced the door of the 38th Street home open late the night of July 9 and, once he was inside the vestibule, he took the 50-year-old woman's shoe, police say. 

He ran off, taking nothing with him afterwards. 

The man is described as being about 30 to 40 years old; he was wearing a baseball cap and multi-colored clothing, authorities say. 

Anyone with information about him is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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