The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the male, depicted in the attached surveillance photograph, who is wanted for questioning in connection to an incident of forcible touching, that occurred within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in the Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Saturday, February 12, 2022, at approximately 1709 hours, inside of 1221 Fteley Avenue (a supermarket), an unknown male individual approached an 8-year-old female child, who was shopping with her mother, and grabbed the victim’s buttocks.
When the mother became alerted and approached the individual, the male exited the store on foot in an unknown direction.
The victim was not reported injured during the incident.
The individual is described as a male, 20-30 years of age, approximately 5’05” tall, weighing 165 lbs.
He was last seen wearing all dark clothing.
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 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by entering TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.