Suspect reportedly tried to get young girl into his car
SOMERTON, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The Yuma County Sheriff's Office (YCSO) asks for the public's help in locating a man who may have been trying to abduct a teenage girl.
Deputies say it happened around 4:15 Wednesday afternoon in the area of County 18th Street and Avenue B.
The girl claims an older Hispanic man in a dark blue Toyota Corolla approached her after she got off the school bus. She says he followed her, tried to get her to engage in an inappropriate conversation, and offered a ride home. The girl says the man took off after she pointed to a random house, and told him she was home.
The vehicle was last seen driving north on Avenue B 1/2.
Suspect & Vehicle Description
- Dark blue Toyota Corolla with tinted windows
- Older Hispanic man
- Gray hair - gray stubble beard
- Last seen in the area of Avenue B and County 18th Street
Yuma County Sheriff's deputies urge anyone with information on this incident, or this individual, to call them at (928)783-4427. You can remain anonymous by calling 78-CRIME, or submitting a tip online at www.yumacountysheriff.org.