Search for man who groped teen twice on Bronx bus

BRONX (WABC) -- Police released video of the man they say groped a teenager girl on a Bronx bus twice.

It happened Wednesday morning, while the 15-year-old victim was riding the Bx2 bus with her 13-year-old sister.

Authorities say the suspect rubbed the older teen's inner thigh.

That's when she and her sister got up and moved.

As they attempted to leave, police say he grabbed the victim's buttocks before they exited at the Burnside Avenue stop.

The suspect exited the bus as well and ran off.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a black man in his mid-20s, approximately 5-foot-8, with a beard. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored knit cap, red or pink headphones, a green hooded coat, red sweatpants, and tan work boots.

Anyone with information in regard to this male's identity 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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