NY Penal Law 165.25 – Jostling

A person is guilty of jostling when, in a public place, he intentionally and unnecessarily:

  1. Places his hand in the proximity of a person’s pocket or handbag; or
  2. Jostles or crowds another person at a time when a third person’s hand is in the proximity of such person’s pocket or handbag.

Jostling is a class A misdemeanor.