A man harassed two young girls at a Shake Shack next to the Museum of Natural History on the Upper West Side Monday afternoon, police said.
The suspect approached the first victim, a 12-year-old, on a stairwell in the restaurant on Columbus Avenue near West 77th Street at about 11:30 a.m. and grabbed her waist, cops said.
The 12-year-old was able to pull away from the suspect, police said.
About 10 minutes later, he approached a 13-year-old girl in front of the restaurant, hugged her and kissed her right cheek, authorities said.
The victim pulled away and the man fled on foot on Columbus Avenue, police said.
The suspect was last seen wearing a black leather jacket, dark blue pants and black sneakers. He is still at large, police said.