Cops: Masturbating man on bus attacks woman and children

Cops: Masturbating man on bus attacks woman and children

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Police are looking for a pervert who threatened a woman and children with a knife when she told him to stop masturbating on a New York City bus.

The NYPD says it happened last month in the Bronx but just released information about the incident.

The woman and her children were on the BX2 MTA bus when she says she saw the man masturbating. She asked the man to stop and alerted the bus driver.

Police say the man took out a knife and approached the woman and a struggle ensued.

The woman was able to defend herself and the sicko jumped off the bus as it stopped at E. 171 Street and Grand Concourse.  The woman was not hurt.

Police released surveillance photos from a camera on the bus in an effort to track the man down.

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

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