Teen sexually assaulted in the Bronx

June 23, 2010 5:05:56 PM PDT
Police in the Bronx are searching for a man wanted in a sexual assault. It happened on Thursday June 17th at 7:27 a.m. in University Heights neighborhood.

Police say the man caught on surveillance video forcibly touched a 13-year-old girl as she exited an elevator.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Black man, age 23-35 years old, 5'8" to 5'11" tall, about 125-140 lbs, and had his hair braided.

He was last seen wearing a striped shirt, dark jeans, and a black doo-rag.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

You can also submit your tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting your tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.