Police: Man inappropriately touched 17-year-old outside Mott Haven school

Police say a man is accused of inappropriately touching a teen outside of a school in Mott Haven in November.

News 12 Staff

Jan 9, 2020, 5:10 PM

Updated 1,590 days ago

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Police say a man is accused of inappropriately touching a teen outside of a school in Mott Haven in November.
The 17-year-old victim says she was picking up her younger sister from Forest Avenue Campus around 3:30 p.m. when she told police an older man approached her.

She says the man on a bike told her “I'm here to pick you up baby," and started pulling on her sweater.
That’s when police say she tried to get away, but the man then grabbed her behind before leaving on his bike.
The victim's mother told News 12 the Special Victims Unit has has been looking for the suspect for two months. She says she is thankful her daughter is OK, but wants the man arrested.
Investigators are warning parents to keep their eyes open for the suspect. He's described to be about 200 pounds, 5 feet, 10 inches and in his 30s.


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