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NYPD: Suspect Wanted For Groping Young Girl In Queens

A police sketch of the Queens sexual assault suspect. (credit: NYPD)

A police sketch of the Queens sexual assault suspect. (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police need help trying to catch a sexual assault suspect who they say groped a young girl in Queens in broad daylight.

Police have now released surveillance video of the suspect from someone’s security camera near where the assault occurred on 76th Avenue and 160th Street.

Monday afternoon, an 11-year-old girl was walking down the street when the suspect groped her and ran, police said.

The girl was shaken and reported the incident, but did not receive any medical treatment.

Police put out a description of the suspect and a sketch. He’s of Indian or Guyanese descent, 21 to 25-years-old, 5’9″ weighing about 135 pounds with spiked hair.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.