Miami-Dade County

The stranger offered the little girl candy, cops say. They're looking for him.

A man tried to sucker a 7-year-old into his car with candy as she walked home Tuesday afternoon, Miami police say, but the girl got away from him. Now, cops are looking for a white male last seen in a red sedan.
A man tried to sucker a 7-year-old into his car with candy as she walked home Tuesday afternoon, Miami police say, but the girl got away from him. Now, cops are looking for a white male last seen in a red sedan.

A 7-year-old girl escaped an attempted abduction in a Miami neighborhood east of Interstate 95, police say.

According to Miami police, the girl was near the corner of Northwest 75th Street and Fourth Avenue around 3:10 p.m. Tuesday when her walk home from a nearby summer camp was interrupted by a man trying to get her into his car.

He offered candy. She didn't go for it.

Miami police say they're looking for a white male last seen in a red sedan and wearing a ski mask and gloves.

Anyone with information should contact Miami police at 305-603-6320 or Miami Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477); via text message at 274637 by typing "CSMD" and the tip; or via the Miami Crime Stoppers website.

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