The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who attempted to lure a young girl on Tuesday evening as she was walking back home after school.
NYPD tell TOT that the incident happened at around 4:39PM, o Tuesday afternoon, on East 7th Street and Avenue R in the Flatbush Jewish community.
The 14-year-old female victim, while on her way back from school was suddenly approached by an unknown male and put his arm around her and tried to lure her.
The victim then tried to run away when the male suspect held on to her arm. The victim was able to free herself and the male individual fled the location.
Thankfully, there were no injuries as a result of this incident.
Although this is the first incident of its kind in the area, TOT feels that our readership should be aware of the details, to ensure your children are properly protected.
The individual wanted by police is a male white, approximately 20-years-old, 5’8″ tall, 150lbs., with brown eyes, short black hair, medium complexion and last seen wearing a white collared shirt, a black jacket, black pants and black shoes.
Surveillance photos of the individual are attached.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.