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Sketch released in South Street Seaport sex assault of boy

Friday, June 28, 2013

Police released a sketch of the man wanted for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy at the South Street Seaport on Tuesday night.

Police say the 12-year-old boy was approached by a man in the second floor men's room at around 7:30 p.m.

The boy was allegedly lured into a stall by the suspect and then allegedly sexually assaulted.

He resumed shopping with his grandmother only told her about 90 minutes later, prompting a police investigation.

He was evaluated at Bellevue Hospital.

The suspect is described as male age 30-45, 5'7"-5'9", with a medium complexion, brown and gray hair with facial hair.

He was last seen wearing a white shirt and grey sweatpants.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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