The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in connection to a forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 48 Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, December 04, 2019, at approximately 1515 hours, inside a residential building on Beaumont Avenue, a 14-year-old female victim was approached from behind by an unknown individual in the lobby of the building, and as the individual attempted to pass the victim, he grabbed and squeezed the female teen’s buttocks, before grabbing his groin area while staring at the victim. The female screamed and the male individual fled the location on foot, heading east bound.

There were no injuries reported as a result of this incident.

The individual is described as an adult male, with a medium complexion, approximately 5’9″ tall and weighing 180 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.

He last seen wearing a green waist length jacket, black sneakers, dark colored pants and a dark colored shirt.

A surveillance photograph of the suspect is attached and available at DCPI.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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