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Police search for man who broke into toddler’s bedroom in Jamaica

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Police released a sketch Thursday of the man suspected of sneaking into a Jamaica home and getting into bed with a 3-year old girl as she slept.

At about 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning, the suspect who police described as a Hispanic man between the ages of 25 and 35 about 5-foot-7 snuck into the home on 88th Avenue and got into bed with the young girl before her father chased him out into the street.

The girl was taken to Jamaica Hospital for an evaluation to determine whether she had been sexually assaulted, police said.

The suspect was seen wearing a gray shirt and black jeans. The sketch circulated by police showed him as having a small mustache.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Rich Bockmann by e-mail at or by phone at 718-260-4574.

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