Police are searching for a man wanted for sexually abusing two 12-year-old girls from the Elmhurst section of Queens.
On Nov. 12, the unidentified man allegedly pulled a white sedan next to a 12-year-old girl along 54th Avenue. The suspect got out of his car and began speaking with the girl, asking her for directions. The victim got in the car where the suspect began touching her inappropriately. The victim then got out of the car and the suspect fled the scene, according to the police department.
On Nov. 25, the same suspect allegedly approached another 12-year-old girl near 55th Avenue. Again, he asked her for directions and showed her a piece of paper. The girl responded that she could not help him. The suspect then allegedly began touching her inappropriately over her clothing, according to the police department. Niether victim was injured by the suspect.
The suspect is described as approximately 160 pounds and about 40 years old. He used the same white sedan in each incident. It is described as having a green, white, and orange or red flag on the driver's door and an eagle in the middle. Police are urging anyone with information on this suspect to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.