(COUNCIL BLUFFS) Council Bluffs Police are investigating a possible enticement of a minor.
At around 6:30 p.n. on Monday, a 9-year-old girl was standing near her bicycle at Tipton and Berwick when a vehicle approached. The suspect exited and walked up to her approximately 4 feet away and he knelt down, extending his arms before reaching out toward her. The girl was able to get onto her bicycle and ride away quickly.
The suspect is described as a white male between 30 and 50 years of age, 5’ 11”, 200 lbs, with brown hair showing through a black ski mask. He was wearing a brown and black long sleeved shirt; possibly plaid or checkered, with a white embroidered name tag on the chest with blue/green lettering, blue jeans and black shoes with no laces. He has a missing top right front tooth and bottom left front tooth, no facial hair was seen, blue or green eyes and a possible injury to one of his thumbs.
The suspect vehicle was described as a red Chevy pickup extended cab with damage to the right rear of the vehicle and missing a wheel cover, or aftermarket rim, on the right rear. Gray duct tape on right rear window. Wheel covers or rims with a possible spoke pattern. Possible license plate characters contain 7, 4 and 3, but unknown sequence. The front right fender may have some sort of decal on it. Rock chips or paint scratches on the rear of the truck.
Anyone who may have seen this vehicle or suspect should contact the Council Bluffs Police Department.