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Man accused of groping 12-year-old girl on Bronx street: police

Posted: 8:04 AM, Mar 01, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-01 08:04:14-05
Man wanted in connection to a 12-year-old girl groped in the Bronx

WAKEFIELD, the Bronx — Police are looking for a man accused of touching a young girl inappropriately on a Bronx street Friday, the NYPD said Sunday.

According to authorities, around 4:15 p.m. on Feb. 28, the unidentified man approached a 12-year-old girl and grabbed her buttocks in the vicinity of East 232nd Street and Carpenter Avenue in the Wakefield section of the Bronx.

The man fled eastbound toward White Plains Road, police said.

The NYPD has released the above surveillance image of the man they're looking for.

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