NYPD: Attacker Wanted for Rubbing Genitals on 6-Year-Old Girl’s Face

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LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — A man in Manhattan is wanted for a sexual attack against a 6-year-old girl, KTXL sister station PIX11 reported.

According to the New York Police Department, the suspect allegedly exposed himself to the child then rubbed his penis on her face. It happened about 8 p.m. Saturday in the first-floor stairwell of an apartment building on Henry Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

It's unclear whether the attacker had access to the building, or if he snuck in. However, the culprit was caught on surveillance video wandering in the apartment's hallway before turning a corner and moving out of the camera's view.

He is described as a dark-skinned male who was last seen wearing a red t-shirt and black baseball hat, police said.

Anyone with information in the case is urged to call NYPD's anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, call 1-888-PISTA (74782).

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