Sketch released of man who groped 9-year-old girl in East Village

April 22, 2013 4:05:58 AM PDT
Police are searching for a man who allegedly groped a young girl in the East Village, and they're hoping a sketch will lead to an arrest.

The incident happened last Sunday just before 5 p.m.

Authorities say the suspect approached the 9-year-old victim from behind, touched the girl and then ran away.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 30s or 40s, approximately 240 pounds, with black hair with some gray.

He was wearing a blue long-sleeve shirt, dark jeans and glasses (white metal wired).

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