Steven Esposito has been identified as the man who caused a scene on the New York subway when he brandished a gun at people who noticed him masturbating in public.
Esposito, a former NYPD detective, was caught on video Monday night when he caused a woman on the train to cry after he masturbated in front of her. The criminal complaint reportedly stated that the woman heard a “hissing noise” behind her, and when she turned around, she saw Esposito touching himself with his junk outside of his pants.
When the woman told a man, who was reportedly her brother about what happened, he took out his cell phone in order to try to follow and catch Esposito in the act. While he was filming, Esposito took out his gun, pointed it at him, and told him to “mind his own business.”
Esposito was charged on Wednesday, where he denied that he exposed himself to the woman and said he was just urinating inside the station. He is due to return to court in December, and is facing charges for exposure, menacing and public lewdness.
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