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Police Search For Man Who Groped 13-Year-Old Girl In Bronx Store

Bronx Groping Suspect

Police say this man pinched a 13-year-old girl’s bottom at an Associated Supermarket in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police Tuesday were looking for a man who pinched a 13-year-old girl’s bottom this past weekend in a Bronx grocery store.

This past Saturday around 2 p.m., the man walked up to the girl who was shopping with her family at the Associated Supermarket, at 1585 Westchester Ave. in the Soundview section of the Bronx. He grabbed the girl’s buttocks over her clothing, then ran off.

The suspect was described as a black or Hispanic male with a dark complexion, standing about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red knit hat with a blue pom-pom on top, a black and red leather Pelle jacket, blue jeans, red and black sneakers, dark sunglasses and a red hooded sweatshirt, police said.

Police have released a surveillance photo of the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to go to the NYPD Crime Stoppers Web site, call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at (800) 577-TIPS, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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