Police are looking for a suspect they say exposed himself to a group of 8-and 9-year-old boys and girls while they were inside their Bronx school playground earlier this week.
On Feb. 22 at about 12:50 p.m. near 730 Bryant Ave. the suspect approached the group of children while they were inside the playground, according to authorities.
He started a brief conversation with them, police said, and then pulled his pants down and exposed his genitals to the children.
After the victims yelled for help, the suspect fled southbound on Longfellow Avenue, according to police.
The suspect is described as a black man who wore a mask over his face and was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants and, black and silver sneakers.
Police have released video of the suspect.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.