Police in Prince George’s County are working to identify a man who inappropriately touched a 4-year-old girl near Lewisdale, Maryland.
According to a news release, the incident took place on Saturday, May 25, on the 1900 block of Amherst Road. The girl was outside when the suspect approached her and offered her chewing gum if she followed him into the laundry room of a nearby apartment building.
The girl followed the suspect and, once inside the laundry room, he touched her on the buttocks. Another child interrupted the encounter, and the girl was able to run out of the laundry room.
PGPD searching for man who inappropriately touched a 4 year-old child in Lewisdale Area. https://t.co/2e4f4OpgNx
— PGPDNEWS (@PGPDNews) May 31, 2019
Police said the girl’s mother had briefly lost sight of her daughter when the suspect lured her into the building.