Police: 13-year-old girl groped in Brighton Beach

Police say a 13-year-old girl was inappropriately touched by a man in Brighton Beach on Friday.

Police say a 13-year-old girl was inappropriately touched by a man in Brighton Beach on Friday. (6/18/16)

BRIGHTON BEACH - Police say a 13-year-old girl was inappropriately touched by a man in Brighton Beach on Friday.

The NYPD says the girl was walking on Coney Island Avenue toward Brighton Beach Avenue just before 8 p.m. when the man came up, touched her buttocks and then ran away, heading north.

The teen was not injured as a result of the incident.

The NYPD is still searching for the man and has released a photo of the suspect in question. Anyone with information is encouraged to call police.
 

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