Suspect wanted for child sex assault in Jackson Heights


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Photo courtesy of NYPD
Photo courtesy of NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a man who sexually assaulted two girls in Queens Monday.

On November 12, around 7:10 p.m., the suspect entered a Jackson Heights apartment building and went into the laundry room, said police.

There, he sexually abused a four-year-old and nine-year-old girl, then fled the scene.

Authorities describe the suspect as Hispanic, 35 to 45 years old, and wearing a blue and white striped zip-up hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information in regards to this sexual abuse is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.