NYPD Releases Video of Suspect in Groping of 9-Year-Old Girl - NBC New York

NYPD Releases Video of Suspect in Groping of 9-Year-Old Girl

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    NYPD Releases Surveillance Video of Suspect in Sexual Assault of Girl

    Police released new surveillance video on Friday of the suspect in the sexual assault of a 9-year-old girl in the Bronx. (Published Friday, Oct. 7, 2016)

    What to Know

    • A 9-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man in a Bronx elevator on Monday, police say

    • The man followed the girl onto the elevator, where he kissed and groped her, according to police

    • Police released new video of the suspect on Friday after releasing a sketch of him earlier in the week

    The NYPD released new video on Friday of a man they suspect corned and groped a 9-year-old girl in a Bronx elevator. 

    The video comes a day after the NYPD released a sketch of the suspect. 

    The girl was on an elevator at an apartment building in Williamsbridge Monday night when the sexual predator attacked.

    Police say he tried to pull her closer to him, but she pushed him away. He then allegedly leaned over and gave her a kiss on the cheek.

    Cops Search for Man Who Groped Girl in Elevator

    [NY] Police Release Sketch After Girl Is Groped in Elevator
    Police are searching for a sexual predator who groped a girl in a Bronx elevator this week. The NYPD released a sketch of the suspect. Rana Novini reports.
    (Published Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016)

    When the elevator doors opened, the man blocked the girl from exiting and groped her, according to police. He then ran away. 

    The suspect is believed to be in his late teens or early 20s. 

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

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