9-Year-Old Girl Groped in Manhattan

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013  |  Updated 6:46 AM EDT
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9-Year-Old Girl Groped in Manhattan

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Police are looking for the suspect who sexually abused a 9-year-old girl in Alphabet City Sunday afternoon.

Authorities say the man walked up to the victim and touched her buttocks before running off. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as being 30 to 40 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and 240 pounds. He has black hair speckled with gray and was wearing a blue shirt, jeans and white metal-wired glasses at the time of the incident.

Police released a sketch of the suspect (above).

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call Crime stoppers at (800)-577-TIPS.

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