Police: Man attempts to lure teen in East Rockaway

Police are looking for a man they say tried to lure a teenage girl into his car Thursday night. Authorities say he tried convincing her

Police are looking for a man they say tried to lure a teenage girl into his car Thursday night in East Rockaway.

Police are looking for a man they say tried to lure a teenage girl into his car Thursday night in East Rockaway. (1/19/13)

EAST ROCKAWAY - Police are looking for a man they say tried to lure a teenage girl into his car Thursday night.

According to police, the 15-year-old girl was walking on First Avenue when she was approached by a man in a black four-door sedan. Authorities say he tried convincing her to get into his car, but drove off when he saw she was on the phone.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nassau County's Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Nassau Police say they arrested a 23-year-old man 1 Police: Uber driver beaten unconscious by passenger
According to police, a neighbor spotted Pedro Serrano 2 2 men arrested, accused in Merrick home burglary
Residents on Lawrence Lane and Buena Vista Avenue 3 Lawrence residents claim tractor trailers destroying neighborhood
If approved, concession stands on the boardwalk 4 Plan to allow alcohol sales on Long Beach boardwalk up for vote
The plan could delay the opening of new 5 Mangano eyes housing at site of new Coliseum

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE