Manhunt intensifies for suspect who sexually assaulted 2 girls in Queens

Posted at 10:11 AM, May 03, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-03 12:30:17-04

QUEENS (PIX11) — Cops are searching for a man who they say has sexually assaulted two 7-year-old girls — and they are offering thousands of dollars in reward money to help smoke him out.

They have also increased their presence and released both still and surveillance video of the suspect and a sketch.

The suspect is wanted for assaulting the girls in separate incidents Wednesday.  He’s accused of touching a girl’s bottom as she sat on the stoop of her home in South Ozone Park just before 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Then three hours later a girl told police a man grabbed her and pulled her into a driveway where he forced her to perform a sex act on him.

Police believe it’s the same man.  A neighbor was there and he says his surveillance cameras got video of the creep.  “He snatched her and her little brother ran away but he is on camera.”

The guy is described as having a dark complexion, in his 20s, about 6 feet tall and 160 pounds with black hair.  He was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with white writing on the front, dark jeans and carrying  purple backpack.  There’s a  $12,000 reward for information that leads to his arrest and conviction.

If you recognize the suspect, call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 800- 577-TIPS.