THE BRONX - The reward for information on the suspect in the rape of a 12-year-old girl has increased to more than $22,000.

Police say the girl was raped in February near East Tremont Avenue and Southern Boulevard.

The suspect is described as in his early to mid-teens and stands about 5 feet 2 inches tall.

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