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Video released of child luring suspect in Queens

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Police in Queens are searching for a man that attempted to lure at least two children.

The first incident happened on Friday, January 25th at approximately 7 a.m. in Jackson Heights.

The suspect drove alongside a 13-year-old girl on Northern Boulevard at 102 Street and engaged her in a conversation.

When she realized she didn't know the man, she walked away from the vehicle.

Police say the suspect then got out of his car and tried to grab the girl by the arm.

She was able to get away.

Later that same day, at 8 p.m. the same suspect drove alongside a 14-year-old girl on Northern Boulevard and Parsons Boulevard in Flushing.

He motioned for her to come over to his late model Cadillac Escalade but she did not.

He continued to follow her and the girl ran away.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 30-35 years old, light skinned, 5'7"-5'9", 170 pounds, wearing a black jacket, dark pants and a blue collared shirt.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

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