Police: Man Sought in Molestation of 7-Year-Old at Market in Tustin

Police asked the public for help on Friday in locating a man suspected of molesting a 7-year-old girl at a Tustin market.

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Man sought for allegedly molesting girl in Tustin market. (Credit: Tustin Police Department)

The incident occurred about noon Wednesday at the Bodega Ranch Market in the 1100 block of Walnut Avenue, according to a news release from the Tustin Police Department.

A man allegedly walked up behind the girl and touched her back with his exposed penis, police said.

The man ran from the store before witnesses were able to stop him, the news release stated.

He was described as an Asian man, about 30 to 40 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds.

He had black hair, a mustache and was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, dark shorts, white socks and dark shoes, according to police.

Anyone with information was asked to call detectives at 714-573-3253.