Miami Gardens Police hand out fliers in search for man who attempted to abduct teen

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Police took to the streets in Miami Gardens to hand out fliers in the search for a man who tried to abduct a teenage girl walking to school.

According to detectives, the subject attempted to abduct the 16-year-old girl at gunpoint while she was walking to Norland Senior High School. Now, they want to make sure the subject is caught.

“We don’t want this to happen to any other juvenile and we want to get as much community involvement as possible,” said Miami Gardens Police Officer Carolyn Frazer.

Officers worked near a roundabout at Northwest 191st Street and Seventh Avenue, the same area where the incident took place.

“We want to try and deter any future events from happening in this area, and we’re urging the community to, if they receive the flyer or know something, contact Miami Gardens Police Department,” Frazer said.

The subject is described as standing at about 5 feet and 3 inches, with a mustache and goatee. He is believed to be between the ages of 23 and 25.

He is also said to have a muscular build and was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and black socks.

If you have any information on this attempted abduction, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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