Police Thursday night were asking the public to help them in the search for a man who tried to lure a 12-year-old girl into his sport-utility vehicle in Queens.
Police have released a sketch of the suspect who is described as a white man in his 40s with long, shaggy brown hair to his ears, a big nose and a scruffy face.
A man targeting young girls in Leonia, N.J. has prompted police to step up security.
Experts say it’s important to remind your child that just because they’re with friends doesn’t mean their safe. They should never go with anywhere with a stranger even if armed with friends.
A suspect wanted in an attempt to abduct a 15-year-old girl on Long Island has been arrested.
A former New Jersey band teacher pleaded guilty Wednesday to downloading child pornography and luring a teenage boy to his apartment for sex.
Demarest is a quiet, well-to-do suburb where children walk to and from school under arching shade trees along some streets that don’t even have sidewalks. But Monday afternoon, a 12-year-old girl had to run home.
There have been at least four incidents in which middle school students were followed or approached by strangers in Merrick and Bellmore, officials said.
Angel Recalde, 43, is charged with two counts of luring a child to commit a crime, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and two counts of harassment, police said.
Police have released surveillance video of a man wanted for luring teenage girls in Queens.
The suspect, who was driving a late model Cadillac Escalade, drove alongside a 13-year-old girl on Northern Boulevard at 102nd Street in Corona and engaged her in a conversation, police said.
On Wednesday afternoon, a strange man allegedly offered a ride to four children on Tappan Road, near the Rockland County border. Fortunately, they did not go with him.
A 12-year-old boy told police a man accosted him and offered him money to get into his pickup truck, authorities said.
Another child luring has been reported in northern New Jersey – this time in Bergenfield – and police in neighboring towns have announced desperate measures to protect children this Halloween.
Luring attempts have been reported in more than half a dozen towns in Bergen and Passaic counties during the past few weeks, including New Milford, Westwood, Maywood, Oradell, Hackensack, Hawthorne and Fair Lawn.