NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man they say inappropriately touched a 13-year-old girl in Washington Heights.

Authorities said the man approached the girl around 7:40 a.m. Wednesday near West 172nd Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue.

He allegedly grabbed her genitals over her clothing.

Police believe the man to be in his 50s, wearing a black jacket, black and white baseball hate and bright colored sneakers.

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