Police looking for suspect in forcible touching of young woman in the Bronx

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

MOUNT HOPE, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are looking for a suspect and a person of interest in connection with a forcible touching incident in the Bronx.

According to the NYPD, it happened at about 6 p.m. on Nov. 11 on the northeast corner of Sedgwick Avenue and Fame Hall Terrace.

The suspect approached the 22-year-old female victim, from behind and grabbed her buttocks, then fled on foot, police say.

He was accompanied by a second unidentified male on a bicycle, who is wanted for questioning in regards to the incident.

The suspect was wearing a yellow tank-top and a multi-colored winter cap.

The person of interest was wearing a red t-shirt and was riding a bicycle.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.