TUCKER, Ga. -- The DeKalb County Police Department is alerting the community about a suspicious person after a 5-year-old girl was enticed by a stranger.
According to detectives, Tuesday around 4 p.m., the child was trying to pick some flowers by her home near Fenway Circle and Oldfield Road when she was approached by the unidentified man.
It's reported he asked her several personal questions and invited her to get inside his truck. The 5 year old refused and ran home. Police were notified after the child's father reported the incident.
The suspicious person is vaguely described as a white adult male driving a black pick-up truck with junk in the rear truck-bed. Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying this person for questioning.
As a result of this reported incident, patrols have increased in the neighborhood and BOLOs have been distributed to patrol officers.
If you have any information about this case you are encouraged to call the DeKalb County Police Department's Special Victim's Unit at (770) 724-7710.