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VIDEO: Police Looking For Suspect Accused Of Sexually Abusing 12-Year-Old

(credit: DCPI)

(credit: DCPI)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have released a new surveillance video in connection with a sex attack that happened this week in Queens.

Authorities said that on Tuesday around 2 p.m., a man approached a 12-year-old girl from behind and sexually abused her before fleeing.

Authorities said the suspect is a Hispanic male, between 20 to 30 with acne scarring. Police said he was last seen wearing sunglasses, a black and white patterned hat, black-hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.