MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A neighbor’s surveillance camera may help Minneapolis police find a suspected kidnapper.
On Saturday, police say a stranger approached a 7-year-old girl on the 3100 block of James Avenue North and asked her to help him look for a lost puppy. The girl left with the man, but after hours of searching, the girl was found safe and sound.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: UK Variant Outbreak Linked To Youth Sports In Carver County, Officials Recommend 2-Week Pause
A neighbor has since turned over surveillance footage to police. It shows a man walking in the area. A short while later, the footage shows the man signaling for a kid wearing a white winter jacket to come with him.READ MORE: More Than 1 Million Wisconsin Residents Have Been Vaccinated
Police say stranger abductions are very rare.
The kids gave police a brief description of the man. They said he’s white in his 30s with a spotty or pockmarked complexion. He was wearing a black jacket with horizontal stripes.MORE NEWS: Faces Of COVID: Daryl Kruger, 82, Loved His Grandkids And The MN Twins
If you have any information, call Minneapolis police.