Brooklyn Park Police: Girl Found Safe After ‘Suspicious Circumstances’

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police in Brooklyn Park say a young girl was found safe after she and another man were involved in “suspicious circumstances” in the lobby of the police department.

Officials say the young girl walked into the lobby of the department and told the receptionist that she was “afraid of the man behind her.” Soon after, a man walked into the lobby and told the girl it was time to go.

Police say the child responded, ran out of the building and car parked in the lot with another person inside. Police say the man followed the child out, got in the car and the three individuals drove away.

Brooklyn Park Police say they were looking for the man and the girl to “ensure the safety of all individuals involved.” On Tuesday evening, police revealed


One Comment

  1. Cindy Bergevin says:

    Why didn’t the police hold them for questioning? Obviously, she was looking for help. Reckless.

  2. Kally Waters says:

    So a child asks for help and the police department receptionist just says and does nothing? Then we wonder why kids get molested and turn up dead. I guess the receptionist just did not want to get involved, not her job.

    1. S Strand says:

      Do we know the receptionist was a she? I see a Red Flag right away in the photo. The child has no shoes. Yes, another sad failure to protect a child, stating she is in fear.

  3. This makes me want to scream! Child runs into police department for help and no one helps?????? What a brave little girl.

  4. Emilia says:

    Do we know this kid is safe? How do you know this was handled, at all. Have we identified the random people involved? This kid, this cute small shoeless child – what is the status, please give an update to all of us. How do we know this kid is safe, your article did not elude to any follow up or conclusion.

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