Possible child abductor sought
Mid Hudson News
September 27, 2007
Kiryas Joel – State Police at Monroe are looking for a man, possibly driving a red Chrysler PT Cruiser, who picked up a four-year-old girl from her family’s front porch in the Village of Kiryas Joel.
Police said the incident occurred around 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25. The white male in his 40s, wearing camouflage pants and hat, green shirt and white sneakers, picked the little girl up his arms, pulled up her dress and attempted to kiss her. The man was startled with the girl’s eight-year-old sister came out the front door.
The man put the child down and walked to his car and left.
Several neighbors confirmed seeing the man and the vehicle at the scene.
It is thought that the man is not Hasidic and investigators believe he was either passing through the village or was an outside working there.
Anyone with information on either the vehicle or the suspect is asked to call the state police at 845-782-8311.