NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who allegedly spat on a 15-year-old girl and raised his fist to her while making anti-Muslim statements on a bus in Queens.

The incident happened around 9 a.m. Monday, April 7, on a Q88 Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus at the Horace Harding Expressway (Interstate 495) and Kissena Boulevard, police said.

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The man walked up to the teenage girl and he made anti-Muslim statements, spat on her, and raised his fist as he threatened to punch her, police said.

Police have released surveillance photos of the suspect.

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Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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