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NYPD releases image of man accused of trying to kidnap 15-year-old girl

The NYPD has released a video of a man they say tried to kidnap a 15-year-old girl this past Tuesday in Prospect Park.

News 12 Staff

Jul 25, 2021, 7:38 PM

Updated 1,062 days ago

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The NYPD has released a video of a man they say tried to kidnap a 15-year-old girl this past Tuesday in Prospect Park.
The suspect is described as a Black man who is around 5 feet, 8 inches tall. He is approximately 30-40 years old. He was last seen wearing a white tank top, blue sweatpants and white sneakers.
Police say that the man approached the teen while she and her 13-year-old brother were playing basketball at a Prospect Park playground. He allegedly grabbed her, but she was able to break free.
Police say that she and her brother then ran to the 73rd Precinct for help.
Anyone who may have information can message @NYPDTips on Twitter or call 1-800-577-TIPS.


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