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Police Seek Mountain-Biking Sex Predator

Suspect approached girl on a bicycle and assaulted her.

Police in Queens are seeking a suspect in a sexual assault that occurred on Oct. 1.

The suspect approached his victim, an 11-year-old girl, at the intersection of Whitney Avenue and Broadway in Elmhurst at around 6:30 p.m. 

He was riding a black mountain bike, and approached his victim, who was also riding a bike at the time. The suspect allegedly asked the girl if she could help him fix his bike, then sexually assaulted her.

The suspect fled on his bike moments later in an unknown direction.

He is described as a white man between the ages of 35 and 45, roughly 6'2". He was riding a black mountain bike with a black seat and red stripes.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Residents can also go to WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or text their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Matthew Jackson October 11, 2012 at 07:37 PM
Hope they catch this young man...its very disturbing. i have a younger sister, younger cousins etc and its sad to know that someone is out there trying to hurt these young people. i know there was this one time that my sisters friend was riding her bike from http://2wheelbikes.com/ and she saw someone that looked suspicious and she rode away real quick.

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