Teen sexually assaulted at Queens library

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Screenshot/Video courtesy of NYPD
Screenshot/Video courtesy of NYPD

This suspect is wanted for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old inside of the Broadway branch of the Queens Public Library.

Authorities are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a 15-year-old inside an Astoria library.

According to police, on Monday, March 4, at about 6 p.m., the suspect, while inside the Broadway branch of the Queens Public Library, approached the teen, grabbed her crotch, exposed his genitals to her, and then fled.

There were no injuries reported.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Middle Eastern man, 40 to 45 years old and was wearing a tan jacket, grey hat, black shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is 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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.