Wednesday, November 20, 2013


suspected of forcibly touching young girls

suspect in assault on detective

A man groped four girls--aged twelve or younger--in Park Slope in the past week or so. The locations of the crimes were 5th Avenue between 4th Street and 11th Street and on 4th Street. No reports have been heard of gropings in other neighborhoods. 

An undercover Special Victim’s Detective recognized him on 5th Avenue at about 3:30 p.m. on Monday, November 18th. She tried to arrest him, but he struggled, broke free, and fled. 

The suspect is a male, white, between the ages of 25 and 35 (or possibly in his 40s), between 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall, with a slim build. 

The police want anyone with information about these gropings to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-8477. Or submit a tip online at All communications are kept confidential.

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