NYPD identified the & # 39; metro-brake bond & & # 39; of a picture of his PENIS after a commuter took a picture of the man who exposed himself on the back of a train and gave it to the police
- Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arrested Thursday by police at his home in Brooklyn
- He is suspected of having repeatedly pulled the emergency brakes on the back of the New York City subways, causing 747 delays in the course of three months
- Prosecutors claim that Thompson also exposed itself to commuters on 16 May
- One person took a photo of the incident and sent it to the police, who later used the image to identify the attacker
- The suspect has been accused of reckless danger, criminal offenses and public indecency
The police used an immoral image to identify the man known as the & # 39; metro-rembandite & # 39 ;, prosecutors claim.
Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arrested Thursday and charged with pulling the emergency brakes on the subway from the New York City subway carriages, causing 747 delays over a three-month period.
Thompson is also claimed to have exposed himself on the back of a train on May 16 – an act observed by a commuter biting a photo of the man's penis and sending it to the police.
Five days later, on May 21, the & # 39; metro brake band became & # 39; caught on the surveillance camera on the outside of a train at the exact same train station, shortly before the brakes were pulled on the car.
According to The New York Post, the police compared those surveillance camera shots with the photo of the man who showed himself to the commuter on May 16 and realized that he was the same person. They eventually followed him with a tip.
The New York police have reportedly identified Isiah Thompson (photo) as the & # 39; brake bandit & # 39; by taking a photo of him on 16 May in which he exposed his penis with images of 21 May showing him on the back of a train at the exact same station
Thompson has now been accused of reckless danger and criminal trespassing in connection with pulling the brakes on the metro cars.
He has also been accused of public fornication about the May 16 incident.
From Friday night, he was detained in police on a $ 5,000 cash bond.
Prior to Thompson's arrest on Thursday, authorities released surveillance video of the May 21 incident with a man riding the back of a train in Manhattan just before he took the brakes.
The man is now supposed to be Thompson.
The video depicted the suspect with a Yankees baseball cap and a Nike T-shirt with & # 39; Swag Do not Come Cheap & # 39; was printed.
He boarded the rear wagon on Tuesday, May 21 at West 14th Street subway station at 5.43 pm.
The man opened the back door and drove several stops on the outside of the train carriage before applying the emergency brake.
Thompson, 23, was arrested Thursday by police at his home in Brooklyn. The same day the police showed a video surveillance of a man riding a Manhattan train shortly before braking
The NYPD released the images of him and said he was wanted for reckless danger.
Authorities have been looking for a serial mask since March.
According to incident reports obtained by Jalopnik, a total of 747 rush-hour trains have been delayed or canceled due to a similar pattern of disruptions in the last three months.
Every time the suspect activates the emergency brake, this can cause delays for the dozens of trains that are left behind – hence the high number of reported incidents.
The metro brakespree is supposed to have started on March 11 on an uptown 5 train leaving Grand Central.
The conductor saw a man climb on the rails after the emergency brakes were activated.
The NYPD released the images of the attacker and said he was wanted for reckless danger. He drove several stops on the outside of the train before he applied the emergency brake
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