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Search for attempted child rapist in Manhattan
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police in Manhattan are searching for a child predator who tried to rape a little girl.
Police released surveillance images of the man.
They say he lured a 12-year-old girl into an empty office inside a building on West 44th Street in Midtown on Tuesday afternoon.
Once inside, he pulled out a pair of scissors and tried to rape her, but fortunately she was able to escape and call police.
The suspect is described as a white man, /50 to 60 years of age. He is approximately 5'9" and 180-200 lbs. He is bald and was wearing black shorts, a dark long sleeved shirt and was carrying a backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to call CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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