Police: 13-year-old girl grabbed, slapped by man in Marine Park

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MARINE PARK -

Police are asking for the public's help after a 13-year-old girl was viciously attacked in Marine Park last Tuesday afternoon.

Officials say the girl was walking along 29-40 Quentin Road near the intersection of Stuart Street around 4:30 p.m. when a man grabbed her by the neck and slapped her across the face.  The incident was caught on surveillance.

They say the girl was able to get away and took off running.

Police say the attacker appears to be in his 40s, is approximately 5 foot 5 inches tall  with a slim build and facial scars.

They say he was last seen wearing a waist-length beige jacket, gray jeans and gray sneakers.

Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to contact them.

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