Stranger grabs, slaps girl, 13, walking along sidewalk

A stranger approached a girl walking along a sidewalk in Brooklyn and grabbed her before slapping her in the face. 

The NYPD wants to find the man described as Asian, approximately 40-years-old, 5 five 5 inches tall with a slim build and facial scars.

He was last seen wearing a wast length beige jacket, grey jeans and grey sneakers.

The suspect is seen on surveillance video approaching the girl, looking at her and then grabbing for her and then slapping her.

She appears to be wearing a school uniform and carrying a backpack.

If you recognize the man and know anything about this assault, contact the NYPD Crime Stoppers at any of the following:

1-800-577-TIPS (8477).). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. You can remain anonymous.