Suspect Touched 9-Year-Old Girl In North Corona Store, Police Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Tuesday were looking for a man who kissed and sexually abused a 9-year-old girl in a Queens grocery store.

Around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, the suspect came up to the girl at the grocery store near 39th Avenue and 108th Street in the North Corona section of Queens. He motioned for her to come over to him, and then kissed her on the cheek and sexually abused her, police said.

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The girl ran out of the store and told her mother what happened. The suspect also fled, police said.

Police have released a sketch of the suspect, but no written description.

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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 CRIMES (274637) and enter TIP577.

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