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Goodyear police searching for man suspected of attempting to lure minor walking home from school

Goodyear Sex Exploitation
Posted at 6:34 PM, Apr 11, 2021

GOODYEAR, AZ — Goodyear police are searching for a man suspected of luring a minor for sexual exploitation.

Officials say on April 6 a man approached a student from Westar Elementary School who was walking home at around 5:15 p.m.

Police say the man approached the child at the entryway of a trailhead on Westar Drive.

The man allegedly made inappropriate comments to the child before he was told to leave by a couple that was walking by.

The suspect is described as a black male, who is believed to be 20 to 30 years old with short black curly hair or dreadlocks. At the time of the incident, he was seen wearing a light red collared shirt and driving a white 2000s model Pontiac GT 2-door car.

Police believe this is an isolated incident and the investigation is ongoing.

Those with any information are urged to contact Detective Erickson at 623-882-7422.

Update: Goodyear Police Community Notification A few days ago we made this community notification. This unknown...

Posted by Goodyear Police Department on Sunday, April 11, 2021