NEW YORK CITY -- (WPIX) -- The NYPD released video of the man who has been pulling the emergency brakes on trains during peak commuting hours.
The individual is described as a man, 20-to-30 years old with brown eyes and black hair. He is approximately 5 feet, 9 inches and weighs 160 pounds.
In the video, he was last seen wearing a dark colored New York Yankees cap and a black Nike t-shirt with the words "swag don't come cheap" on the front.
The man has mostly been pulling the emergency brakes on the 2 and 5 trains. He's been able to do so successfully because authorities believe he somehow has keys to a locked panel where the emergency brake switch is located.
"What they do is they go in, they operate the emergency brake, the've been in some cases surfing on the back of the train and they run off before they get caught and go and do it on another train," MTA President Andy Byford said. "This is stupid, it is dangerous, it is selfish and it has got to stop."