THE BRONX - Police are searching for a man wanted for forcibly touching a teenager in the Bronx. 

It happened Tuesday on Gerard Avenue and East 144th Street in Mott Haven around 9 a.m.

Police say the man touched a 16-year-old girl's buttocks as she passed him on the street. The victim reported to police that the suspect was also touching himself at the time of the encounter. 

The suspect was captured on surveillance video after the incident. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.