Suspect wanted for committing lewd act in front of girl in Corona

Sketch courtesy of NYPD

Cops are looking for a man who they say committed a lewd act in front of a 10-year-old girl in Corona earlier this month.

The incident took place at about 8:10 a.m. on Oct. 15 near Lewis Avenue and 101st Street. The suspect “displayed himself” in front of the child before fleeing in an unknown direction, police said.

Authorities have released a sketch of the suspect and describe him as Hispanic, about 20 years old, approximately 6 feet tall and 140 pounds, with short black hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.


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