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Man arrested for sexually assaulting 4-year-old on Bronx train

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A Brooklyn man is in custody after police say he sexually assaulted a girl on a train in the Bronx.

It happened on a Manhattan-bound 4 train near Jerome Avenue and West 183rd Street.

The NYPD released a video of the suspect, identified as 42-year-old Kwame Johnson from Brooklyn.

He is accused of touching a 4-year-old girl inappropriately on the train after sitting down next to her and her 33-year-old mother around 11:30 p.m. on Dec. 27.

Police tell News 12 the girl's mother confronted the suspect and he then told her he was going to shoot her. She then took her daughter and moved to a different part of the train.

Police say Johnson took the train all the way to Grand Central Station. 

He is now facing multiple charges including sex abuse, harassment and forcible touching.

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