Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an individual who is wanted in connection with a sex abuse incident that occurred on May 16 in Briarwood.
Around 3:35 p.m., the suspect approached a 12-year-old girl in front of 87-25 144th St. and asked her if she wanted money for the grocery store. He gave her a dollar and then hugged the victim. When he hugged her a second time, the victim moved away from the individual, who then grabbed her breasts.
The suspect is described as a five-foot-four-inch Hispanic man who is believed to be 30 to 40 years old. He was last seen wearing a pink shirt, white shorts and black sandals.