The report released by the Police Reform Organizing Project catalogs 117 different incidents in which police, it believes, racially profiled, harassed, or in any other way abused citizens of New York.
One specific incident in the report states that PROP volunteers witnessed police arresting "two Latino men on the charge of ‘man spreading' on the subway, presumably because they were taking up more than one seat and therefore inconveniencing other riders."
In case you are unaware of the term, "manspreading" was defined by the New York Times as "the lay-it-all-out sitting style that more than a few men see as their inalienable underground right." To put it another way, so-called "manspreading" is when men sit with their legs spread relatively far apart.
|"Manspreading," according to the New York Times|
The charges were subsequently dropped.