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.READ MORE: Long Island Woman Sentenced To 9 Months In Prison For Death Of Anti-Gang Activist Evelyn Rodriguez
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.READ MORE: Woman In Viral Series Of TikTok Videos Finds Secret Room In New York City Apartment
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.MORE NEWS: Work Now Underway To Turn Pier 42 Into Public Park
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