Cops: Man tried to lure child in Franklin Square


Nassau County police are looking for a man who allegedly attempted to lure a teenager into his car on Dec. 11 at 7:20 a.m. in Franklin Square.

According to detectives, a 14-year-old female was walking to school on Center Drive at the time, when she was approached by an unknown male driving a black Toyota Corolla. The unknown suspect then showed her some money and attempted to lure her into his car, but she immediately fled the scene and called the police. The driver then fled the scene eastbound on Center Drive.

He is described as a black male in his mid-30s who is almost 180 pounds with dark hair and braids. Detectives ask that anyone with information about this incident call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 244 - TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.