Suspect Accused Of Fondling Child Aboard Upper West Side Subway Train

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are desperately searching for a man they say fondled a child aboard a train on the Upper West Side.

Investigators released a sketch of the suspect.

Police say it happened as the 11-year-old girl was getting off the southbound 2 train at the Broadway and West 79th Street subway station.

He’s described as being 5’5″ and about 170 pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682). 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.

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