By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is trying to find a man suspected of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old girl on the subway.

The alleged incident happened on a southbound 6 train approaching the 51st Street station on Dec. 16 around 8 a.m.

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According to police, the man was sitting next to the teen when he touched her right buttocks and thigh and tried to touch her groin.

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The teen was not hurt and moved to another part of the train.

The man exited at 51st Street, police said.

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Anyone with any information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team