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Police Seek Suspect In Connection With Attempted Luring Incident In Queens

Police say this man attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old boy who was waiting for a ride home from school. (Credit NYPD)

Police say this man attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old boy who was waiting for a ride home from school. (Credit NYPD)

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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down an individual wanted in connection with an attempted kidnapping in Queens.

At 2:35 p.m. on March 14, police spoke with an 11-year-old male who claimed that he was approached by a an unknown male in a dark blue sedan.

The boy had been waiting to be picked up from school at the time and said that the man approached him and offered to take him on a trip.

“Get in the car, I’ll take you somewhere nice Upstate,” the suspect said.

When the victim refused, the suspect exited the car and attempted to pull him in. The suspect fled when the boy’s father arrived to pick him up.

The suspect has been described as an Asian male, 40-years-old, with short black hair, brown eyes, dark skin, and a goatee, he is between 5’6″ and 5’8″, and was last seen wearing a multi-colored sweat shirt and brown socks.

Anyone with information regarding this incident has been asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com and can text their tips to 274637[CRIMES] and entering TIP577.

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