Serial NYC subway perv busted after targeting 5 teens, women: cops

Serial NYC subway perv busted after targeting 5 teens, women: cops

A serial subway perv who allegedly uncovered himself to 5 younger ladies – together with three youngsters – in Brooklyn and Queens has been arrested, the NYPD mentioned Thursday. 

Eagle-eyed officers noticed Jose Lopez, 35, on the mezzanine of the Newkirk Plaza B and Q prepare station in Brooklyn round 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, and acknowledged him from a needed poster, cops mentioned.

One of many victims, a 19-year-old girl, snapped a photograph of the creep on her cellphone after he allegedly focused her twice on the identical day at that station final week, in keeping with police.

Lopez – who has a listed deal with in Higher Darby, Pennsylvania – allegedly started his sick spree again over the summer season. In every of the incidents, cops say he approached ladies on the transit system, pulled out his genitals and masturbated in entrance of them.

Jose Lopez, 35, allegedly uncovered himself to 5 younger ladies — together with three teenagers, at Brooklyn and Queens subway stations.NYPD

On July 22, 2022, he focused an 18-year-old sufferer on board a Manhattan-bound F prepare approaching 18th Avenue in Brooklyn at round 7 p.m., police mentioned.

He returned to the rails Sept. 9, when he allegedly uncovered himself to his youngest sufferer – a 14-year-old lady — as she rode a southbound F prepare approaching Avenue X.

Then on Nov. 7, the pervert flashed a a 36-year-old girl, additionally on an F prepare, approaching Kings Freeway round 9 p.m., cops mentioned.

His subsequent sufferer was the 19-year-old girl, who he focused as she rode a southbound Q prepare approaching the Newkirk Plaza station at round midday on Dec. 27, police mentioned.

When she returned to the station later the identical day, Lopez allegedly approached her as she waited for a northbound Q prepare and flashed her a second time, cops mentioned. 

One of many victims recorded Lopez on her telephone, cops mentioned.NYPD

The sicko ran off when the teenager recorded him on her telephone — however that didn’t cease him from victimizing one other girl simply days later in Queens.

He allegedly uncovered himself to the ultimate sufferer, a 20-year-old girl, on the northbound M prepare platform at Seneca Avenue round 4:50 p.m. Dec. 30, cops mentioned. 

Cops launched a number of images of Lopez on Tuesday – the day earlier than he was caught. 

He was charged with 5 counts of public lewdness, cops mentioned. His connection to New York Metropolis is unclear.

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