Police: Man inappropriately touched 16-year-old girl on MTA bus in Flatlands

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Police are searching for a man accused of inappropriately touching a young girl on board an MTA bus in Flatlands.

Investigators say it happened on a crowded eastbound B103 bus on Monday, Dec. 3 just before 5 p.m.

The victim, a 16-year-old girl, got on the bus on the corner of Utica Avenue and Avenue H. She told police the man got on board shortly after her and touched her inappropriately.

News 12 is told at first, she thought it was an accident, so she moved, but then it happened again. Police say she was touched numerous times.

She told police the man got off the bus near Avenue H and East 56th Street.

The teen was not hurt.

The suspect was last seen wearing a black cap and a black and yellow jacket.

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

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