Norfolk Police search for suspect after sexual assault of child reported in store

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Photo provided by the City of Norfolk.

NORFOLK, Va. - Police in Norfolk are asking for help in finding a suspect that allegedly sexually assaulted an 11-year-old girl at a Walmart.

According to officials, police were notified about the assault, at the Walmart located at 7530 Tidewater Drive, by the victims parents.

They told investigators that a man walked past their child and allegedly touched her inappropriately.

The suspect is described as a white man in his late 20's to early 30's.

Officials say he was last seen wearing a black hoodie and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s identity is encouraged to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 Tips mobile app.