09/12/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

City Pays $300K To Settle Suit Against Gay Cop Who Rubbed Crotch In Front Of Male Co-Workers

A lawsuit accusing a gay NYPD lieutenant of fondling himself in front of two male sergeants is costing the city a lot of scratch.

The city has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a sexual harassment claim against Lt. Kieran Crowe, who blamed his behavior on jock itch, the Daily News has learned.