by: Rachel Stockman Updated:
SNELLVILLE, Ga. - Snellville police are looking for a man who they
said attempted to abduct a 13-year-old girl.
“At the time, he yelled out his window, ‘Do you want to help me find my dog?’” said Detective Orlando Concepcion with the Snellville Police Department.
Police said the 13
“He was a white man in his 30s, his hoodie was tied real tight, it covered like his top area,” Concepcion said.
Neighbors Diane Ashmore said at first, cops stopped her because she was driving her red SUV in the neighborhood. She
“It is scary, walking in your neighborhood, someone pulls up with a hoodie, you don’t know who he is
“I believe if she did what he asked, he would have lured her into the vehicle and possibly drove off,” said Concepcion.
Police said they are investigating whether this crime is connected to other recent attempted child abductions reported in Gwinnett County back in January.
“I am sure the whole neighborhood is going to be on lockdown with the children,” Ashmore said.
Police are also checking the description against registered sex offenders in the area. They will have extra patrols out in the Hawthorne Farms Subdivision where this happened.
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