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Police looking for child luring suspect after incident with Carrick High student


January 12, 2010

On Monday, Jan. 4, a 15 year old Carrick High School girl was walking to school in the 1300 block of Brownsville Road when she was approached by a white male in a small gray compact car.

The girl reported to Pittsburgh police that the man pulled up beside her and asked if she needed a ride. She responded by saying "no" and kept walking as the car drove away.

The girl said that when she reached the corner of Nobles Lane and Brownsville Road the car appeared again and the man pulled over and told her to "get in the car." The 15 year old walked toward Roosevelt School where she knew there was a crossing guard.

The crossing guard was not there and the girl said that the man pulled over his car, exited the vehicle walking toward her in a brisk manner at which time she ran toward the school. The man then went back to his vehicle and left the area.

The girl ran into Carrick High School where she reported the incident.

The suspect is described as a 40 to 50 year old white male with a bald head and moustache that is dark in color with gray and approximately 5'10" and wearing glasses. He was dressed in a black jacket, black work boots and blue jeans.

This incident in currently under investigation by the Pittsburgh Police. The police Sex Assault and Family Crisis Unit is asking anyone who has seen this person to contact them at 412-323-7141. Callers may remain anonymous.


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