A mother reported that a man grabbed her 10 year old daughter by the wrist and pulled her in Merchants Square, in Williamsburg.
This incident happened on Friday, March 5th between 6:20 pm and 6:40 pm. A 10 year old girl was sitting on a chair in Merchants Square when a man (physical description: 35 – 45 year old black male with a goatee and missing teeth wearing an all black hoodie and grayish pants – no mask) approached her.
The man was said to have grabbed her by the wrist and pulled her, the victim said that a witness ran the man off. The man then fled toward Francis Street.
The witness who ran the man off (physical description: younger than suspect, black male wearing a red/blue flannel shirt) is un identified.
Investigators are looking for information from the witness(es) to the event.
The investigation is ongoing and if anyone has information about this incident or witnessed it investigators ask you call the Williamsburg Police Department at 757-220-2331 or or Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP. Crime Line callers do not have to give a name, and any information given that leads to an arrest may make the caller eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.