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Child groped at Universal Studios, Orlando police say

Police: Child touched inappropriately near Harry Potter ride

6. Universal Studios at Universal Orlando (9,998,000 visitors) Orlando, Florida
6. Universal Studios at Universal Orlando (9,998,000 visitors) Orlando, Florida (Alfred A. Si via Wikimedia Commons)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police are searching for the person who they say groped a child at Universal Studios.

The incident was reported on July 22 next to the lockers at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter ride, according to police.

Police said the girl, who is younger than 14 years old, was on a field trip when a stranger touched her inappropriately.

The girl ran to a chaperone for help, but couldn't give a good description of the culprit, police said.

The chaperone has been reassigned as police investigate.

No other details were immediately available.