Police hunt for sex assault suspect

December 3, 2008 8:19:13 AM PST
The Nassau County Police Department is asking for the public's help searching for a suspect in a sexual assault on a child.The alleged incident took place in Westbury, New York.

The suspect is identified as Irene Sorto Romero. Police say he is a repeat offender.

Authorities say the Romero sexually abused a 5-year-old girl for several years. The child is now 9.

Police say the Romero was the boyfriend of the child's grandmother.

Crime Stoppers asks anyone who knows the suspects whereabouts to contact them at 1-800-244-TIPS(8477).

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