By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to find a man suspected of sexually abusing a child on an MTA bus in Manhattan.

Police identified Juan Hernandez, 42, as the man they say grabbed a 12-year-old girl’s groin on the M14D bus around 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 14.

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It happened when the bus was at the intersection of 1st Avenue and East 14th Street.

The girl managed to get away, but Hernandez remained on the bus, police said.

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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 NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.

CBSNewYork Team