Man groped girls, 6 and 8, in Brooklyn: NYPD

The NYPD is on the hunt for a man who touched a six-year-old girl in the groin area and an eight-year-old girl in the buttocks on a street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn on Friday.

The incident occurred outside a residential building on 8th Ave. and 50th St. at about 6:45 p.m.

He fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as Hispanic, approximately 30-40 years old with a light complexion and medium build. He is about 5 feet tall with black hair. He was wearing a red coat, blue jeans and black sneakers.

If you recognize the man from the photo or video, contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following:

NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.