Man Wanted for Sexually Assaulting Girl in New York Public Library on East Broadway

Posted on: May 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am by

Police are searching for a forty-something man wanted for sexually assaulting a young girl (age 9) in the New York Public Library branch at 192 East Broadway.  The crime reportedly occurred last Thursday at approximately 5 pm.

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Below is the NYPD report report:

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an individual wanted in connection with a sexual assault of a child that took place in the confines of the 7 precinct. The details are as follows: On Thursday, May 6, 2010 at approximately 1700 hours, at 192 East Broadway, the suspect approached the victim, a F/A/9, grabbed her by her shirt and while covering her mouth sexually assaulted her. The suspect is described as follows: M/W/ approximately in his Mid 40’s, 5’9″ to 6’0″ tall, medium build, short salt and pepper hair. Wearing: a black t-shirt, shorts, a grey colored cap. Suspect was also carrying a black bag with a strap.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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