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Man grabs girls’ butts in Jackson Heights, police release photo of suspect

Suspect (NYPD)

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Feb. 26, 2016 Staff Report

Police are searching for an alleged pervert who has been preying on girls, with one as young as 10-years-old.

The first incident took place when the suspect allegedly approached a 17-year-old girl and attempted to touch her buttocks with his hand near 35th Ave and 92nd Street at at around 8:00 pm on Feb. 17th, according to the NYPD. The teenage girl was able to flee from the suspect on foot.

The suspect struck again at around 2:50 pm on Tuesday. He grabbed the buttocks of a 10-year-old girl with his hand at 37th Ave and 99th Street, according to police. After the girl was violated, she was able to flee the location on foot.

Police have released two photos of the suspect, which were captured during the first incident. He is described as a male, Hispanic, 5’7 tall, 170 pounds, with brown hair, who was last seen wearing a black jacket with fur trim and blue jeans.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call 1-800-577-TIPS.

Suspect (NYPD)

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