By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is trying to find a man suspected of inappropriately touching a young girl on a Brooklyn subway platform.

According to police, the suspect grabbed the 10-year-old’s buttocks.

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It happened at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets station while the girl and her mother were waiting for a Manhattan-bound A train on Oct. 1, police said.

The man police are looking for is believed to be 20-25 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 140 pounds.

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Anyone with information 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

CBSNewYork Team