"The suspect inappropriately touched the two girls while they were wading in an unsupervised area of the beach, police said in a media release Wednesday.

The suspect is described by police as a black man with a medium to chubby build, standing about five feet nine inches tall, in his mid 20s to early 30s. He had short black hair, a square face with chubby cheeks, was unshaven and wore large sunglasses.

He was also wearing a black T-shirt and black swimming shorts with a red stripe down the leg, as well as a black hat. He spoke English with a heavy French accent, police said