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Police In The Bronx Seek Man In Connection With Forcible Touching Incident

Suspect wanted in connection with a forcible touching incident in the Bronx on March 13, 2014 (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect wanted in connection with a forcible touching incident in the Bronx on March 13, 2014 (Credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man who they said inappropriately touched a young boy in the Bronx.

The incident happened on March 13 at around 5:30 p.m. inside a building near Boynton and Lafayette avenues.

According to police, the suspect pulled down the pants of a 13-year-old boy and touched his buttocks.

The victim was able to push the suspect, who then fled on foot.

The victim did not sustain any injuries as a result of the incident, police said.

Police described the suspect as either a Hispanic male or light-skinned black male, about 5’10” tall, and weighing 140 pounds. He is in his late teens or early 20’s, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

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