Police release sketch of man they say tried to abduct girl from school

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police in DeKalb County are asking the public’s help in finding a man they said tried to abduct a 14-year-old girl from school on Tuesday morning.

Investigators released a sketch of the man they said tried to take the girl as she walked to Miller Grove High School.

Detectives said the man forced the girl into his SUV, drove a short distance and then let her out near the high school.

The man is described as black, about 50 to 60 years old, bald with a brown complexion and approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall.

Three other girls said they had an encounter with a man fitting the same description in December.

The teen said the man was driving a light blue midsize SUV with a partial plate number beginning with RIH.

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Channel 2's Nefertiti Jaquez spoke to some residents who live in the area. They told us they didn't recognized him but plan to keep an eye out.

"To have someone preying on a little kids, that’s just very sad," Faith Danzey said.

Anyone with information of this man is asked to call DeKalb County police at 770-724-7710.