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9-Year-Old Girl Groped in Alphabet City, Cops Say

By Aidan Gardiner | April 16, 2013 8:56am | Updated on April 22, 2013 7:24am

NEW YORK CITY — A man groped a 9-year-old girl in Alphabet City on Sunday afternoon, cops said.

The victim, whose identity was not immediately released, was groped on the buttocks about 4:45 p.m. within the 9th Precinct, which covers the East Village and Alphabet City, cops said.

The suspect is believed to be in his 30s or 40s, weighs about 240 pounds, and is approximately 5-foot-9-inches tall, police said. He is described as having black hair with grey streaks, cops said. He was last seen wearing blue long-sleeve shirt, dark jeans, and white metal wire-rimmed glasses.

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