ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) - A 12-year-old girl was startled by a stranger who tugged at her hoodie while she was waiting to cross a street in a residential Ormond Beach neighborhood. Police say the suspicious incident happened Saturday afternoon.
Ormond Beach police spokesperson Keith Walker says the young girl ran towards some friends who were about a thousand feet away at the Thousand Oaks condominiums. Walker says she told them she she briefly looked behind her and saw the man get into a car. They say he did not pursue her.
Police describe the man as a white male between 30 and 40 years old, about 6 feet tall, thick build, with medium-length dark hair. Walker says the girl told them he was wearing a gray shirt and black shorts and got into a 4-door Crown Victoria or similar type vehicle.
If you have any information, please contact the Ormond Beach Police Department.