Photo of man who allegedly groped young girl in Brooklyn

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are searching for an alleged sexual predator in Brooklyn who they say groped an 11-year-old girl, and they are hoping a surveillance image of the suspect will lead to an arrest.

Investigators say he inappropriately touched the girl over her clothes in East Flatbush, then ran away into the Newkirk Avenue subway station.

It happened last Sunday just before 3 p.m.

The suspect is described as a black man in his mid to late 20s, approximately 5-foot-5 with medium build and dark eyes. He was wearing a hat that says "Security" in yellow lettering, along with black cargo pants and a black T-shirt.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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