NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man they say tried to lure two young boys into his car with candy Saturday in Brooklyn.
It happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. near Shore Boulevard and Norfolk Street in Manhattan Beach.READ MORE: Claremont Residents Say Overflowing Garbage Is Leading To Major Rat Problem In Community
Police said the suspect pulled up in a red car and offered the boys candy to get inside.READ MORE: 'A Good Step In The Right Direction': New Yorkers Optimistic As President Joe Biden Makes Juneteenth A Federal Holiday
The children’s father came over, and the driver took off.
The boys, ages 5 and 7, were not harmed.MORE NEWS: New Jersey Transit Lifts Mask Mandate For Outdoor Train Platforms, Bus Stops
Anyone with information about the 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). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.