Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old Salt Lake girl New Year's Eve.

The man was seen by the girl trying to go into a home in the 1500 block of Major Street when he started following her, according to police reports.The girl told police the man forced her behind a nearby home, where he made her undress and perform sexual acts with him.

The man was described as being in his 30s or 40s, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, with dark complexion and a medium build. He was wearing a black and red checked shirt.