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Bus rider allegedly gropes 11-year-old girl in Brooklyn: police

Police are searching for this man who allegedly groped an 11-year-old girl's buttocks while on board a B6 bus in Canarsie. (NYPD)

Police are searching for this man who allegedly groped an 11-year-old girl’s buttocks while on board a B6 bus in Canarsie. (NYPD)

CANARSIE, Brooklyn — Police are asking for the public’s help Tuesday to identify a man accused of grabbing a girl’s buttocks while on an MTA bus in Brooklyn.

On Monday morning at about 7:45, the man allegedly groped the 11-year-old victim while on board a B6 bus near Flatlands Avenue and East 80th Street, police said.

When the bus came to a stop, the man exited and ran in an unknown direction.

He is described as between 27 and 35 years old and weighs about 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a gray t-shirt and a gray hat.

He can be seen in the above surveillance photo obtained by police and released to the public.

If you have any information related to this incident, submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.