NYPD: Man on bike grabs 16-year-old girl’s behind near 144th Street

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A man is wanted for forcibly touching a minor in Mott Haven, according to police.

Officials say the 16-year-old girl was walking down the street on Oct. 26 when she was touched. 

NYPD released surveillance video of the man they’re looking to identify. He is seen riding a bike along the Grand Concourse. The victim told police she was walking home from school with a friend near 144th Street around 1 p.m. when the man riding a bike approached her.

Police say the man grabbed the victim’s behind before taking off. News 12 is told the suspect is believed to be in his 20s.

The victim did not suffer any physical injuries.

A reward of $2,500 is now being offered for tips that lead to an arrest and indictment.

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