NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a suspect wanted for sexually abusing two young girls in Queens.

The NYPD said the attack happened just after 7 p.m. on Monday in a Jackson Heights apartment building. The suspect touched a 4-year-old girl and a 9-year-old girl inside the laundry room of the building and then fled, police said.

The suspect was seen on surveillance video. Police said he is between 35 and 45-years-old and was last seen wearing a blue and white striped zip-up hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or visit

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