Roselle Park police are searching for a male accused of touching a female inappropriately.
According to authorities, on April 16th, at approximately 5:11 p.m., Roselle Park Police officers responded to the area of East Westfield Avenue and Chestnut Street after an adult female reported she was harassed and inappropriately touched by an unknown individual.
Further investigation revealed that a younger male on a bicycle, approached the female victim, as she was walking eastbound on East Westfield Avenue. The suspect allegedly made several inappropriate comments towards her and she asked him to leave her alone. While she was dialing 911, the male struck the female on her buttocks with his hand and rode away toward the center of town.
Police describe the suspect as a young male possibly between the ages of 16 and 18-years-old. He was last seen wearing a black bomber style jacket, glasses, and an unknown color hat.
A search of the area by police revealed negative results for the individual.
This investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by Detective Mitchell White of the Roselle Park Police Detective Bureau.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Roselle Park Police Department at 908-245-2300 or 2306.