QUEENS — Police released a sketch of a man who allegedly followed a 12-year-old girl and groped her from behind Tuesday in the Jackson Heights area.
The suspect fled in an unknown direction.
The man is described as 20 to 30 years old with scars from acne. He was last seen wearing sunglasses, a black-and-white patterned hat, a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477). Members of the public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting tips to CRIMES (274637), then entering TIP577.