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The NYPD is asking for help finding a man accused of attempting to abduct two different 10-year-old boys in Sunset Park on May 7 and May 9.

The man first approached one of the boys from behind on Fort Hamilton Parkway and 58th Street and asked him if he wanted ice cream just after 3 pm on May 7. The boy refused the offer and tried to flee, and the man grabbed him by his backpack and held him there. The boy tried to bite the man, at which point he let him go, and the boy fled on foot — with no injuries — police said.

Two days later, the man approached a boy and grabbed his arm at Seventh Avenue and 53rd Street at around 3 pm. The boy tried to kick the man, at which point he released the boy’s arm and fled on foot in an unknown direction, police said, adding that the boy did not sustain any injuries.

Police describe the man as about five feet nine inches tall and about 180 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a black jacket with white sleeves, a multi-colored shirt, dark colored jeans, and brown sandals, according to the report.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577–8477 or at (888) 577–4782. The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.comor by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Julianne McShane at (718) 260–2523 or by e-mail at jmcshane@cnglocal.com. Follow her on Twitter @juliannemcshane.
Updated 1:34 am, July 10, 2018
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Ben from Gravesend says:
He was arrested 4 days ago. https://twitter.com/nypd72pct/status/997126735941591040?s=21
May 22, 6:33 am

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