Police: Teen forcibly touched in Sunset Park

Police are searching for a man who they say forcibly touched a 13-year-old girl in Sunset Park early Friday morning.



Police say the incident happened on Ninth Avenue near 53rd Street. The man approached the girl and asked for directions before grabbing her hair and chest, according to police.



They say the suspect is between 30 and 40 years old, stands around 5 feet 10 inches tall, and has a moustache.



He was last seen wearing a black hat and a gray jacket.



Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.



 


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