Police: 13-year-old girl sexually assaulted by man at school bus stop

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- An investigation is underway after police say a juvenile female was sexually assaulted at a school bus stop on the north east side.

Officers were called to the 5600 block of East 38th Street just before 7 a.m. Friday. The 13-year-old girl told police she was waiting for the school bus when a man she didn't know approached her and forced her to a nearby location where he then sexually assaulted her.

"She wasn’t doing no harm to nobody, she was just waiting for the bus. She didn’t have absolutely nothing of value on her backpack," explains Kenia Hercules, victim's relative.

Police say the suspect is described as a "tall, thin African American male, wearing black pants and a black shirt."

The suspect fled northeast from the area on foot. Authorities canvassed the area for witnesses and evidence.

"It is really shameful that a little girl basically her age have to experience something like that. Apparently this guy, we can say was a professional because he was even wearing gloves so I'm assuming he’s done it before the way he did," explains Hercules.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS). You can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. Tipsters can remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to a felony arrest.

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