Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Girl, 10 Attempted Abduction In Brooklyn Park

The 10-year-old Brooklyn girl told police she was walking through a basketball court at Betsy Head Memorial Playground about 7:30 a.m. when a man came up and complimented her hair and backpack, and then tried to grab her. Pictured is a police sketch of the suspect.

Police released a sketch of the suspect wanted in this morning's scary incident involving a ten-year-old girl in Besty Head Park.   (image: DCPI)


By Geoffrey Croft

A 10 year-old-girl reported to police that she was walking alone through a Brooklyn Park on her way to school at 7:25 this morning when a man tried to grab her.

The girl was cutting through the basketball courts in Besty Head Park on Bristol Street between Blake & Dumont Avenues when the reported attack occurred.   

She told police she screamed and ran towards her home where her mother called police. 

The assailant ran in the opposite direction. 

The attacker is described as a male black, 35, short dreadlocks, bulging eyes, blue shirt, blue jacket and dark colored pants. 

The girl was not physically hurt.

The alleged incident occurred within the confines of the 73 Pct.

Read More:

Brooklyn girl, 10, flees would-be abductor on way to school: cops
New York Daily News - March 24, 2015 - By Rocco Parascandola

Eyewitness News -  March 24, 2015 - By Jim Dolan

CBS - March 24, 2015

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