Police Seek Suspect in Sexual Assault of Eight-Year-Old Girl


The NYPD is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect wanted in a sexual assault that took place in Chinatown on Thursday, July 29. The man (pictured) followed an eight-year-old girl into the lobby of a building near Forsyth Street around 1:30 p.m., grabbed her from behind, and fondled her above her clothing before fleeing. Video of the suspect after the jump.

The suspect is described as Hispanic or white, 20 to 30 years old, 5’7″ tall, and heavy-set with short, dark hair. He was wearing a dark, short-sleeved T-shirt, blue jeans, white sneakers, and a dark Yankees cap, and carrying a blue backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). All calls are strictly confidential.