Police look for man who indecently assaulted child in East Boston

Boston police said they are looking for a man who indecently assaulted a child in East Boston Friday evening.

The assault took place on Waldemar Avenue around 6:46 p.m, police said in a statement.

The suspect, described as an overweight light-skinned Hispanic man in his 30s between 5-feet-5 and 5-feet-7, was seen in the area of the assault “for a while” prior to the incident, police said.

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The man was wearing a white shirt with “Boston” on it in red, dark blue jean shorts, and a blue hat at the time of the assault, according to police.

No additional details were available late Friday night.

Police ask anyone with information to call the detectives unit at 617-343-4400.