Man caught on camera trying to lure 2-year-old boy in Brooklyn

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
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Darla Miles has the latest on an attempted luring in Borough Park.

BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are investigating the attempted luring of a 2-year-old boy in Brooklyn that was caught on surveillance camera.

The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. Monday on 36th Street, near 12th Avenue, in Borough Park.

The boy was sitting on his stoop when a man approached and began a conversation, trying to convince the child to go with him.

The boy's 9-year-old sister came outside, and the man fled on foot.

Detectives are now looking to talk to the man, who is described as being around 5-foot-11 with a pony tail.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).