Police: Kalamazoo teen grabbed by man on bike

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted a 13-year-old girl Friday morning.

The incident happened at about 7 a.m. in the area of W. Maple Street and W. Crosstown Parkway.

Police say the man was riding a bike by the teen and grabbed her while she was walking on the sidewalk.  The teen was not injured, police said in a release.

The man continued riding the bike south on Crosstown Parkway after the incident.

The suspect is described by police as a white man who is approximately 60 years old with a white scruffy beard.  He was wearing a gray stocking cap, a red jacket, faded blue jeans and black wire-rimmed glasses at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 269-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

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