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Man tries to kidnap 11-year old girl in the Bronx
SOUNDVIEW (WABC) -- Police are looking for the man they say tried to kidnap an 11-year old girl in the Bronx.
It happened just before 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon on Castle Hill Avenue in the Soundview section.
Police say the man grabbed the girl and tried to force her into a blue Astro van.
The girl was able to get away unhurt, and the man took off.
Investigators released a sketch of the suspect. He is described as an 18-year-old Hispanic male, 5' tall weighing 130 pounds. He was wearing brown boots and a black snorkel jacket.
Anyone with information in regards to the attempted kidnapping is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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