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NYPD: Suspect Sexually Touched Girls, Ages 9 And 6, At Library In Queens

(credit: DCPI)

(credit: DCPI)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a suspect wanted for two incidents of sexual abuse in Queens.

Authorities said the suspect, believed to be in his 40s, approached two young girls, ages 6 and 9, before touching them inappropriately.

The incident happened on June 23 at the New York City Public Library on Main Street in Flushing.

The suspect was wearing a Yankees baseball hat and is said to be 5-foot-7 and 180 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.