Suspect arrested, charged in Williamsburg groping incident

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Thursday, May 5, 2016

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police have arrested a man in a groping incident Monday in Brooklyn.

Pasquale Vittiburga, 53, of Brooklyn, has been charged with sex abuse, forcible touching and acting in manner injurious to child.

At 5:30 p.m., a 7-year-old girl was inside the Southside Food Plaza on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg when police said the suspect grabbed her buttocks then fled.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).