Cops seek suspect who groped 9-year-old girl

Police released this surveillance photo of a suspect who allegedly groped a 9-year-old girl in Manhattan last month. (NYPD)
Police released this surveillance photo of a suspect who allegedly groped a 9-year-old girl in Manhattan last month. (NYPD)

Police are searching for a man who allegedly groped a 9-year-old girl in Lower Manhattan last month.

The suspect, described to be white male in his 30s or 40s, approached the victim at around 4:45 p.m. on April 14 and touched her buttocks. No injuries were reported.

Cops released a new surveillance photo of the suspect taken from 465 E. 10th St. shortly before the incident.

The man is described to be about 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, weighing approximately 240 lbs and has black and gray hair.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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