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Man Sexually Assaults 15-Year-Old Girl In Library, Cops Say

ASTORIA — A man walked up to a 15-year-old girl in an Astoria library Monday, grabbed her crotch and exposed himself before fleeing, cops said.

The young girl wasn't injured in the attack that occurred about 6 p.m. in the public library at 40-20 Broadway, near Steinway Street, according to the NYPD.

Police said the suspect was in his early 40s. He was last spotted wearing a tan jacket, a grey hat, black shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).