Man inappropriately touched 12-year-old boy on CTA bus, police say

Police are searching for a man accused of inappropriately touching a 12-year-old boy on a CTA bus four different times on the city's South Side.

Police said the child was approached by the man around 8:41 a.m. Jan. 7 and told to move so that other passengers could get off the bus. When the child moved, the man allegedly touched the child inappropriately.

The incidents were reported on the #4 Cottage Grove bus, and police say the suspect exited at 8700 S. Cottage Grove. He is described as a black man around 5-foot-7 between 25 and 30-years-old with a light complexion and a black beard.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Chicago police at 312-492-3810.

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