Police are seeking a sexual assault suspect wanted in the assault of an 8 year old girl near Walton Avenue and East 176th Street in the Mount Hope section.(46th Precinct). The suspect is described as a male, Hispanic or fair-complexion black male, 5′ 9″, 165 lbs, clean shaven, wearing a dark baseball cap, grey hoodie, red t-shirt, ripped jeans, and grey sneakers. The suspect was last seen fleeing on foot towards Jerome Avenue. The girl was taken to the hospital.
The police have released surveillance video of the suspect in the October 24 incident. The public’s cooperation is needed.
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) October 29, 2015
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.
Call Detective Jody Nunez at 718-378-8921 or the Bronx Detective Bureau at 718-378-8083, if you have information regarding this case.
This post has been edited to reflect updated information and the surveillance video.