Sketch released in attempted abduction in Edgewater

Jackie Orozco reports.

- Edgewater Police are looking for a suspect in the attempted abduction of a 9-year-old boy.  He was riding his bike to Edgewater Public Elementary School on Wednesday morning  in the 100 block of W. Turgot Avenue when he was approached by a man, according to police. The man asked the boy if he wanted to come "to his house."  The child rode to safety on his bicycle. 

Authorities on Thursday released a composite sketch of the suspect, described as a white man 5 feet, 2 inches to  5 feet, 8 inches in height, with a heavy build, medium length black hair, and a long black goatee.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Edgewater Police Dispatch at 386‐424‐000 or contact Crime Stoppers at 888‐277‐TIPS (8477).  

 

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