SUBWAY SICKOS ARE ‘PERV’ASIVE (Tales from the underground)
New York Post/Susannah Cahalan and Healther Gilmore
Straphangers told The Post that subterranean sleazebags who ride the rails exposing themselvesand fondling and rubbing up against women is a frighteningly common occurrence. Dozens of womenrevealed their stories explaining that subway sickos operate mostly in crowded cars and usually getaway with and strike at any time of the day or night. The MTA and transit police received 170complaints of public lewdness in the subway, up from 1444 in 2004 and 149 in 2003. Arrests droppedto 62 in 2005, compared to 67 each of the previous two years.