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Man Wanted For Groping 9-Year-Old Girl In East Village

East Village Groping Suspect

A sketch of a man who groped a 9-year-old girl’s buttocks in the East Village. (Credit: NYPD)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Tuesday were searching for a man who grabbed a 9-year-old girl’s buttocks in the East Village.

The incident happened around 4:45 p.m. Sunday in the 9th Precinct, which includes the East Village, police said. Police did not provide a specific location where the alleged sexual abuse occurred.

The man walked up to the girl and touched her buttocks, police said. No one was injured in the incident.

The suspect was described as white and in his 30s or 40s, approximately 200 pounds, with black hair with some gray. He was last seen wearing a blue long-sleeved shirt, dark jeans, and white metal-wired glasses, police said.

Police have provided a sketch of the suspect.

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

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