Suspect wanted in sexual assault of teen in Bronx


The 46th Precinct in the Bronx has released surveillance footage of a suspect sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

The incident happened on Monday, September 8th at 4:15 a.m. on Jerome Avenue at East 183rd Street. The suspect approached the teenage girl from behind, threw her to the ground, and sexually assaulted her before fleeing, police said.

The suspect is described as as a dark skinned Hispanic man about 25 years old, 5 feet 6 inches, 150 pounds, and last seen wearing a white Adidas hat, yellow Aeropostale shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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