NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An 18-year-old woman had a disturbing encounter at a Bronx subway station with a man pretending to be a police officer, police said.
The teen told police the suspect stopped her around 7:40 p.m. on Aug. 30 at a subway station at Westchester Avenue and Grant Circle.READ MORE: New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
Police said the man told her he was a cop and then accused her of illegally entering the subway system. The suspect said was going to issue her a summons, but that he’d let her go without a ticket in exchange for a sexual favor, police said.READ MORE: Broadway Vaccine Mandate: Audiences Must Be Vaccinated And Masked; Performers, Crew And Staff Required To Be Vaccinated
The victim refused and then ran away.MORE NEWS: Man Suffers Broken Nose In Alleged Anti-Asian Attack At Midtown Subway Station
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