Police: Man molested 9-year-old girl inside NYCHA building

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are searching for a man who molested a 9-year-old girl inside a NYCHA building in East Harlem.

The girl was reportedly taking trash to the chute at the Taft Houses on Thursday night when a man approached her.

Police say the man took her to a secluded spot in the building, and inappropriately touched her.

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The girl's dad eventually went to look for her.
The suspect heard someone coming and ran.
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