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Police: Suspect Wanted For Forcibly Touching Girl, 12, On Queens Subway Platform

The NYPD released this sketch of a suspect wanted in a forcible touching incident on March 8 at the Woodside train station. (credit: NYPD)

The NYPD released this sketch of a suspect wanted in a forcible touching incident on March 8 at the Woodside train station. (credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with an incident of forcible touching in Queens.

Authorities said the incident took place Friday when the victim, a 12-year-old girl, was standing on the southbound 7 train platform at the Woodside train station around 7:40 a.m.

The suspect approached the victim from behind and forcibly touched her before boarding the train.

The NYPD has released a sketch of the suspect, who is described as a Hispanic man, between 28 and 35 years old and between 5-foot-4 and 5-6. Police said the suspect was also wearing a red messenger-type bag.

Anyone with information in regard 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.

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