Man gropes girls walking to school

- A man is accused of groping three different girls who were walking to their Bronx school on Wednesday.

Police say the attacks happened between 7 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. in the area of East 172 St. and Wheeler Avenue.

The first victim, a 15-year-old, was approached while walking alone. The man grabbed her buttocks and asked if she wanted to see his penis.  She got away reported the incident to a school administrator. 

The second victim was an 11-year-old.  She was also walking alone when the man grabbed her buttocks and then jumped into a black Chevy Impala and drove off.  

The third victim, a 13-year-old, was also walking alone and grabbed her buttocks with his penis exposed.  She got away and made it to school.

None of the victims were hurt in the incidents.

Police say the suspect is Hispanic, in his 20s, approximately 6'0" tall, average build, light complexion, and was last seen wearing a black jacket, black hat and black pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.  Police say all calls are confidential.

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