MANDEVILLE, La. -- The Mandeville Police Department has released a sketch of a man who allegedly tried to abduct a girl as she was getting off a school bus Tuesday.
You can see the sketch above.
Around 3:45 p.m., the 11-year-old girl was getting off of a bus near the intersection of Cambronne Street and Barbara Place, police said, when she was approached by a man.
Police say the man got out of his car and asked the girl, "Do you need a ride home?" The girl, who was near her driveway, ran to her home and saw the man running behind her.
The girl immediately told her father about the incident. The father went outside the home to find the man, but the man had already fled in his car.
According to police, the child described the suspect as a Hispanic male, heavy set with dark-colored hair cut short and with a mustache and glasses. The subject was wearing a light blue polo style shirt.
The vehicle is described as a mid-1980s to early 1990s model Cadillac Deville or Chevrolet Caprice. It is said to be green or gray, and had rust with peeling paint and dents on the hood and driver’s side door.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Mandeville Police Department at 985-626-9711.