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Police looking for man in Far Rockaway attempted abduction of 11-year-old boy

Police are continuing to search for a man who they say tried to lure a 11-year-old boy into his vehicle in Far Rockaway Saturday afternoon.

The victim was on on Mott Avenue near Bay 24th Street about 2 p.m. when the suspect approached him while driving his car, authorities said. He tried to convince the boy to get inside his vehicle, but he refused and fled.

Authorities describe the suspect as a black male and have released a video of his car — a black Nissan Altima with chrome trim around the doors.


Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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