WANTED: Forcible Touching (Manhattan)

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The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the following individual in connection to a forcible touching within the confines of the 23 Precinct. The circumstances are as follows:

 It has been reported to police that on three separate dates in May of 2016, the individual kissed the two 14 year-old female victims as well as grabbing their hands and placing them on his midsection. On a separate day in May, the individual also sent images of his midsection and upper body to each victim via text message. The individual is identified as follows:

  • Bernstein, Brett A
  • 32-year-old white male
  •  Approximately 5’11” tall, weighing 220 lbs., with brown eyes and brown hair.

 Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).  The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

 All calls are strictly confidential.

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