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NYPD seeks suspect in sex assault of girl at McDonald's

The NYPD is looking for a suspect in the Tuesday night sexual assault of a 4-year-old girl at a fast-food restaurant in Queens.

In a Wednesday news release, police said the suspect assaulted the child at about 8:25 p.m., when she was inside a play structure at a McDonald's at 181-25 Hillside Ave.

Police released video surveillance of the suspect, who is described as between 18 and 30 years old and was wearing a dark-purple, short-sleeved Polo-style shirt.

The suspect also had a bandage or lump on his forehead, police said.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477. Tips also can be submitted at or by texting to 274637 then entering TIP577.

All communications will be kept confidential.


UPDATE: A 14-year-old boy has been arrested and charged in connection with a sexual assault on a 4-year-old girl that took place inside the play area of a McDonald's restaurant on Hillside Avenue in Jamaica, Queens, the NYPD said. More info:

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