The First Squad reports the details of an Attempted Abduction that occurred on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 12:20 p.m. in Uniondale.
According to detectives, a 13 year old female victim was walking home after leaving Lawrence Road Middle School (located at 50 Lawrence Road in Hempstead) when she noticed an unknown male standing in the parking lot. The male subject (pictured) began to follow the victim for approximately half a mile when the victim turned onto Adams St. When the victim approached her residence, the subject chased her and grabbed her from behind, putting his hand over her mouth. The victim struggled and was able to momentarily escape his grasp before he grabbed her again, trying to drag her being parked cars. The victim again fought off the subject and ran into her home. The subject fled the scene on foot towards Nassau Road.
The subject is described as a black male, 5’5” tall with a thin build. He was wearing “Camo” pants and a blue shirt with the letters “NYC” and “AERO” on the front.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above incident contact the call Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or call 911. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: Det. Kalanthroff/1st Squad 07/03/19
Jarrod James, 24, of 22 Gormley Avenue, Roosevelt has been arrested for the above crime.
Defendant Jarrod James is charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Assault 2nd degree, Attempted Kidnapping 2nd degree and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing/Blood Circulation. He will be arraigned when medically practical.