Hispanic Male Wearing Tank Top, Orange Yankees Hat Assaulted Teen For iPod

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted  in connection with a sex assault that occurred at approximately 11 p.m. on Wednesday within the confines of the 115 Precinct in Queens.

The suspect approached a 15-year-old male Hispanic victim, produced a black firearm, and removed his Apple iPod4, police said. The suspect then forced the victim to the follow him to 37-28 89th St., where he sexually assaulted him, police said.

The suspect, described as a Hispanic in his 20s, 5-foot-4 and 180 pounds, wearing brown pants, a white tank top and an orange baseball cap with a Yankees logo, then forced the victim to a second location at 94-17 42 Ave., where he again sexually assaulted the him, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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