6-year-old girl molested by uncle on Queens bus: cops

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FOREST HILLS, Queens (PIX11) -- A man is in custody after he was allegedly caught molesting his 6-year-old niece on a city bus in Queens.

Police say at about 2:30 p.m., passengers aboard a Q53 bus at Woodhaven Blvd. and 63rd Dr. saw a man inappropriately touching a young girl. They alerted the driver, who stopped the bus and called police.

Police took the 31-year-old man into custody. He is believed to be the uncle of the little girl and lives in the same home as the victim and her parents.

The child is being evaluated Elmhurst Hospital.

Charges against the man are pending.