Three babies were abducted from three different families back in 1989 – all about the same time and in nearly the same way.
There have been at least four incidents in which middle school students were followed or approached by strangers in Merrick and Bellmore, officials said.
Police in Nassau County have increased patrols and heightened security in Merrick, after an alarming number of stranger danger incidents.
Investigators said the man in the sketch, described as a middle-aged white man, approached a 13-year-old girl as she walked to school on Lafayette Avenue alongside Voorhis Park.
Police are still investigating a series of other luring incidents throughout northern New Jersey.
It was definitely the same man raping women and girls along the East Coast, the attacks spanning from Connecticut to Virginia and growing more horrific as year after year passed. Investigators just didn’t know who it was.