NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to identify a man accused of kicking a child at Washington Square Park.
The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Saadiq Teague Arrested After Being Spotted With AK-47 At Times Square Subway Station
Police say a 3-year-old girl was walking with her nanny inside the park when a man approached them and suddenly kicked the child with his knee, causing the girl to fall. The man then allegedly demanded the girl and her nanny leave the park.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In New York: Walk-In Appointments Offered To All New Yorkers Over 50 At City-Run Sites
He was last seen walking eastbound on Washington Square South from Thompson Street.
According to police, the 3-year-old girl was not injured.MORE NEWS: Discarded Tombstone Spotted On Empty Lot Raising Questions In Paramus
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.