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Police Report Attempted Kidnapping of 12-Year-Old Boy in Freeport

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First Squad detectives report the details of an attempted kidnapping that occurred on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:04 P.M. in Freeport.

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Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-80-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

Freeport, NY - February 8, 2017 - First Squad detectives report the details of an attempted kidnapping that occurred on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:04 P.M. in Freeport.

According to detectives, the male victim, 12, was walking north on North Brookside Avenue when a male black subject, in his 30’s, stocky build wearing a green jacket and jeans came up from behind him and placed his hand over the victim’s mouth.  As the victim struggled to break free a passerby honked the horn and the subject released the victim then fled south on North Brookside Avenue.

No injuries were reported.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-80-244-TIPS.  All callers will remain anonymous.