Mario Valdivia

(credit: YouTube)

Sound Off New York On Rude Subway Incidents

Belligerent riders, spaghetti throwers, rat eaters and flashers: what’s going on in the subway these days?

03/25/2011

New Yorker Nicola Briggs was honored by the Women's Democratic Club of New York as a hero after thwarting a subway flasher and bringing him to justice. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Woman Who Thwarted Subway Flasher Honored As Hero

A woman who refused to be a victim was honored Wednesday night. She stood up against a subway flasher, and made sure he was brought to justice.

03/02/2011

Nicola Briggs

Woman Gets Award After Confronting Alleged Subway Flasher

Close to a million people saw her video on YouTube, where Nicola Briggs confronted 51-year-old Mario Valdivia for, she claims, rubbing up against her and exposing himself on the subway. Her actions led to his arrest.

12/17/2010

Nicola Briggs

EXCLUSIVE: Subway Flasher Target Breaks Silence

You could easily say Nicola Briggs is the toast of the town this week. The tiny New Yorker became a folk hero overnight when a cell phone video surfaced showing her tirade against a subway flasher.

11/24/2010

NYC subway flasher

Tables Turned On Alleged NYC Subway Flasher

She refused to stand there and take it. So instead, the victim of a subway sexual assault decided to get even. She confronted a flasher right there on a crowded train.

11/23/2010