The Middletown Police Department released a sketch today of the suspect who reportedly tried to abduct two girls in the Middletown Village neighborhood Monday at about 6:30 p.m.
The Middletown Police Department released a drawing today of the suspect who reportedly tried to abduct two girls in the Middletown Village neighborhood Monday at about 6:30 p.m.
Police said the girls, ages 7 and 8, were playing in an unfenced rear yard in the 400 block of West Harvest Lane, near Fields Way, when the man yelled out to them and demanded they get into his car. The girls did not comply and the man drove east on West Harvest Lane.
The man is described as black, between the ages of 25 and 35, with short hair, police said. He last was seen wearing a blue baseball cap, light blue pants, a red shirt and black sunglasses. The man was seen driving a red, four-door sedan with several black stickers and one blue, possibly with white writing, in the rear window. The vehicle also may have a broken passenger side mirror.
Police are asking anyone with information in this case to call Detective Tim Hoffecker at the Middletown Police Department (302) 378-9950 or (302) 573-2800, or Delaware Crime Stoppers, 1-800-847-3333. Information may also be provided to Crime Stoppers via the internet at www.tipsubmit.com