Police: Man who groped young girl caught on camera

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SPRING VALLEY -

Spring Valley police are asking for help in finding a man who they say inappropriately touched a young girl in a department store Tuesday evening.

They say the girl was shopping with her parents in a Target store when a young man approached her in an aisle. He allegedly made inappropriate gestures toward her, followed her to another section of the store and forcibly touched her.

The girl told her parents, who notified security. Security then contacted the police. 

Police say the girl was shaken up, but is OK

Authorities say store surveillance video shows the man running out of the store. They describe the suspect as a white or Hispanic male, between 5’-8” and 5’10” with brown hair.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to call police at 845-356-7400.

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