Police in Montclair NJ are investigating two reported kidnapping attempts on local streets.
Both luring incidents occurred last month. According to law enforcement officials, the first kidnapping incident occurred around 4:00 p.m. on January 13, 2017. The Montclair Police Department dispatched police officers to the intersection of Norwood Avenue and Marion Road in Montclair New Jersey after receiving a 911 call about a man trying to abduct a nine-year-old boy.
The young victim was reportedly walking on the sidewalk when the suspect pulled up beside him in a dark-colored sedan. The suspect honked the vehicle horn several times and told the juvenile victim to walk behind the car.
The boy ignored the suspect’s instructions and instead ran away.
The second luring incident occurred just before 7:00 p.m. on January 17, 2017. Montclair NJ cops went to the area of Park Street and Claremont Avenue in Montclair after receiving a call about a man trying to abduct a 16-year-old girl. Once again, the suspect was in a dark-colored sedan.
Fortunately, the young victim was able to get away from the suspect and avoid being kidnapped.
After receiving reports about the attempted abductions, Montclair NJ police notified police departments in neighboring towns to be on the lookout for the suspect. The Montclair Police Department also released a sketch of the suspect. The suspect is a white male in his 50s and with a white mustache and beard.
For further information, see the TAPinto.net article, “Two Attempted Abductions Reported in Montclair.”