Brooklyn, NY – The NYPD has released new details in the case of the 11 year old Chasidic boy who was touched inappropriately by a passerby as he waited for a bus yesterday morning.
The suspect is described as a 20 year old white male, 5’9 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds with black hair.
A 15 second surveillance video released by the NYPD shows the man, dressed in blue shorts, a black jacket, black sneakers and carrying a backpack, coming up behind the boy, reaching over his shoulder and touching him before crossing Flushing Avenue and walking away in the direction of the Marcy housing project.
The boy fled the scene after the incident.
According to police the suspect has been seen frequently in both the 90th and 79th precincts.
Anyone with any information regarding the incident is asked to call Detective Niurca Quinones at 718-230-4421 or Detective Borough Brooklyn South at 718-287-3239 or Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.