PARK SLOPE — Police are searching for the man who groped a 12-year-old girl at a Thursday night outdoor movie screening in a Park Slope park, police said.
The girl was attending a movie night hosted by the Parent Teacher Association of a local school in Washington Park at Third Street between Fourth and Fifth avenues on Sept. 14, a police spokesman said Tuesday. Police did not know which school sponsored the event.
During the film screening the young girl was approached by a man who grabbed her buttocks at 7:45 p.m., police said. The victim immediately notified a member of the PTA who contacted police, officials said.
The approximately 30-year-old suspect fled in an unknown direction, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.