Child allegedly sexually assaulted in public library

May 10, 2010 3:21:07 PM PDT
The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a child that took place in a Lower East Side library. Police say the alleged incident took place on Thursday, May 6th, at approximately 5:00pm, at the Seward Park Library.

The suspect approached the victim, a 9-year-old girl, Police say, and then grabbed her by her shirt and while covering her mouth, the suspect allegedly sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as follows:

A white man in his Mid 40's, 5'9" to 6'0" tall, medium build, short salt and pepper hair. He was 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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