ID Sought in Inappropriate Touching of 13-Yr Old Girl

(Lawrenceville, Georgia) The Gwinnett County Police Department Special Victims Unit needs the public’s help in identifying a man who inappropriately touched a 13-year old girl in a local clothing store.

The incident occurred on Wednesday, January 1, at the Burlington Coat Factory at 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in unincorporated Lawrenceville at around 6pm.  The girl eventually told her mother who reported the incident to the store manager.  She told the responding officer that the man rubbed his private area against her as she was kneeling down looking at some clothing.  According to the girl, the man tried to engage in conversation with her asking her age. 

The quick-thinking girl used her phone and captured a picture of the man.  The man is about 5 feet 6 inches with dark hair.  According to the photo, he is wearing a dark blue windbreaker jacket with three white stripes.  The jacket has grey lining.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Number:  20-000201  

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