WANTED: Endangering The Welfare Of A Child

imageThe New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a male to assist with inquiries into an endangering the welfare of a child that occurred in the confines of the 62 Precinct. Details are as follows:

It was reported to police that on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at approximately 2:50 p.m., in the vicinity of Highlawn Avenue and West 7 Street, an 11-year-old female victim was returning home from school when she was approached by a male who grabbed her shoulder and school bag. The male told the victim to come with him, but the victim fought him off. The male then fled on foot.

The male is white, 25-30, 6’0″, wearing a black jacket, black hoodie, grey sweatpants, and black sneakers.

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.