Man tries to lure 12-year-old girl with Nintendo Switch in Brooklyn

The search is on for a man who tried to lure a 12-year-old girl into his car by offering her a gaming console at a school in Brooklyn.

Police have released a photo of the man they want to question.

Investigators say he approached the girl near I.S. 62 in the Kensington section, around 2 p.m. on October 5th.

They say he offered the girl a Nintendo Switch.

When she ran away, police say, the man followed her to a building on East 8th Street and rang the bell several times but couldn’t get inside.

No injuries were reported.

Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down the suspect.

Call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit tips by visiting the CrimeStoppers website at or by messaging on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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