SOUTH OZONE PARK — Police were searching for a man wanted for allegedly committing a criminal sex act against a 12-year-old girl.
According to police, on Sunday at about 2:30 p.m., a man in his 20s, approached the girl near the corner of Lincoln Street and 116th Avenue outside his vehicle.
He engaged her in a conversation and had her enter the SUV. He allegedly drove her to a nearby location where he exposed himself and committed a criminal sex act, police said.
The victim then exited the vehicle and ran to a nearby friend’s house and called 911. She was taken to Queens General Hospital, where she was treated and released.
The suspect is described as a male black, who is about 6 feet tall and 200 pounds. He is described as having black hair, brown eyes and a scruffy beard. The man’s vehicle was a silver, four-door SUV.