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Police search for man who groped 11-year-old girl in Fresh Meadows

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Police in the 107th Precinct were looking for a man who sexually assaulted a little girl in Fresh Meadows, the NYPD said.

According to police, the suspect grabbed the buttocks of an 11-year-old girl as she was walking near 76th Avenue and 160th Street in Fresh Meadows before fleeing Monday around 1:30 p.m. The girl did not require medical attention after the incident, police said.

Police described the suspect as being an Indian or Guyanese man in his early to mid-20s, about 5-foot-9 tall and around 135 pounds.

Police released a sketch and video of the suspect and anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Reach reporter Phil Corso by e-mail at pcorso@cnglocal.com or by phone at 718-260-4573.

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