Suspect wanted for forcibly touching 12-year-old in Jamaica

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Police are looking for a suspect they say forcibly touched a 12-year-old girl as she walked down the street in Jamaica on Saturday night.

The victim was walking near 195th Street and Hillside Avenue about 8 p.m. when the suspect walked up behind her, pulled her toward him and made a comment about her body, cops said.

The girl was able to pull away from the man and flee. There were no reported injuries.

The suspected is described as a light skinned man and about 20 years old.

Police have released a surveillance video of the suspect before the incident.

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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