PHOTO: NYPD Looking For This Man For Touching A Child On Yom Kippur In Boro Park


The NYPD is looking for a suspect wanted for inappropriately touching a young female child in Boro Park.

Police tell YWN that the troubling incident occurred on Yom Kippur afternoon (Wednesday, September 19, 2018), at approximately 6:45PM. The individual approached the 9 year-old female child in the vicinity of 60 street and 17 Avenue and grabbed her inappropriately. The suspect then fled on 17th Avenue towards 59 Street.

Police say the suspect – who is seen in the attached photo – is a Hispanic male, 5’7″, approximately 170lbs., and was wearing a red and black baseball cap, dark colored backpack, blue jeans, and grey t-shirt.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

(Charles Gross – YWN)