NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in providing information about a man arrested after allegedly taking photos of a child.

On Monday, January 2, 2012 at approximately 9:15 p.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious male taking photos of a 9-year-old white girl inside of an apartment building hallway in Borough Park.

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Upon arrival, responding officers located the suspect, 40-year-old David Zimmer, and arrested him at the scene.

The suspect was brought to the 66th Precinct and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment.

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Anyone who knows of children that may have been in contact with Zimmer 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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