Help cops catch a pervert accused of inappropriately touching two young girls while they played on the sidewalk last week.
Two sisters were playing outside an apartment building near 8th Avenue and 50th Street on Friday, May 12 at 6:45pm when the suspect approached them, said cops. He reportedly touched the 6-year-old girl in her groin area and grabbed the 8-year-old girl’s buttocks.
The suspect is described by police as a Hispanic man, approximately 30–40 years old and 5 feet tall, with a light complexion, a medium build, and black hair. He was last seen wearing a red waist-length coat, blue jeans, and black sneakers.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
Another crime was recently reported near these same cross streets, an elderly man was brutally assaulted in his apartment building in late April.