Girl, 5, sexually abused in Queens store

September 24, 2011 2:35:54 PM PDT
The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection with a sex abuse that occurred in Queens.

Police say that a man in his 20's approached a 5-year-old girl at the Children's Clothing Store at 54-32 Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood on Friday sometime between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Police say the man touched her groin area over her clothing and fled the location.

The suspect is described as a thin Hispanic man in his 20's last seen wearing blue jean shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

All calls are strictly confidential.