Police are asking for help, as they search for a man accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl inside the Seward park Library on Thursday. According to WCBS, the victim said the suspect grabbed her by the shirt on the second floor, around 530pm.
The girl told police the man covered her mouth, and then attacked her in the library. The victim was with her family, but got separtaed from them near the bathroom. There’s apparently one security guard working at the library at any given time.
Police released a sketch of the suspect and described him as a white male in his mid-40s, approximately 5-foot-9 to 6 feet tall, with a medium build, and short salt-and-pepper hair. He was wearing a black t-shirt, shorts, a grey cap, and he was carrying a black bag with a strap.
Anyone with information about this crime should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. Tipsters can remain anonymous.