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Man ‘inappropriately touched’ child at Science Museum of Virginia, police say

Posted at 11:51 AM, Mar 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 20:16:26-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police released more photos and information about a man accused of touching a child at the Science Museum of Virginia. The incident happened on Valentine's Day at 4:50 p.m.

"Capitol Police responded to a call at the Science Museum of Virginia, in which a nine-year-old girl was allegedly touched inappropriately by a stranger," a Richmond Crime Stoppers spokesman said. "Witnesses indicate that he is approximately 5’8-5’10, 160 pounds, with olive complexion, between 20 and 30 years of age."

Police just released a series of photos of the man taken both inside and out the Science Museum.
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"The Museum has provided security footage and is cooperating with the investigation," Science Museum of Virginia Director Richard Conti said when the incident was first reported in February.

Anyone who knows the man in the photo was asked to call Sgt. Tony Gulotta at 804-786-2505 or 804-786-2120. Anyone with more information can submit a news tip here.