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Brick Police Searching for Possible Attempted Child Abduction Suspect

BRICK-Brick Township Police say a man attempted to grab the wrist of a 10 year old boy in Walmart Friday afternoon and are seeking to identify the subject.   No photo was provided, but police gave a description of the man.

A report today stated:

On 08/17/17, at approximately 1226 hours Officer Raymond LaPoint was patrolling the parking lot of the Walmart, 1872 Route 88 when he was advised that a white older male attempted to grab the wrist of a 10 year old boy inside the Walmart store.
This incident was reported by the boy to the mother who was several feet away from him when the reported incident occurred.

The male was described as a white older male, white/gray hair wearing a dark colored baseball cap, 5’10-6’0”with a medium build. The suspect made no statements to the child and left the area when the child pulled his arm free.


This investigation is ongoing. If you have any information on the identity of the suspect or may have witnessed the incident please contact Detective Tara Schinder at 

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