Police search for man who groped 12-year-old girl in Brooklyn

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This man is suspected of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in Brooklyn.

CYPRUS HILLS, Brooklyn (PIX11) –Authorities are looking for a man who sexually abused a 12-year-old girl while she was walking her dog in the Cypress Hills section of Brooklyn Wednesday night.

The young girl was out with her dog in the vicinity of Arlington Avenue and Hale Avenue when she was approached by the suspect who grabbed her, kissed her on her cheek and sexually abused her before he escaped, according to police.

The victim did not sustain any injuries as a result.

Police say the suspect is described as a 18 to 24-year-old white male who is approximately 6′ 0″ tall.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).