Today’s news:

Cops seek man wanted in sexual assault of girl in Elmhurst

TimesLedger Newspapers

ELMHURST — After a man allegedly sexually assaulted a young girl in Elmhurst earlier this month, police have released a sketch in the hopes the public can help catch him.

At about 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1, a man was riding a black mountain bike with a black seat bearing red stripes near Whitney Avenue and Broadway.

The man, described as white between the ages of 35 and 45 and about 6 feet 2 inches tall, approached an 11-year-old girl who was also riding a bike, police said.

The man asked for the girl’s help in repairing his bike, but then sexually assaulted her and rode away, the NYPD said.

The girl was not injured, but those with information should contact NYPD’s Crimestoppers by calling 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting its website at or texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group