Nassau County Police are investigating a child endangerment incident that took place near on Monday.
According to Eighth Squad detectives, a white male approached a 16-year-old female and 17-year-old female at the park at 150 Lincoln Street at around 2 p.m on Monday. Police said the subject engaged the girls in conversation and then began to touch the feet of the 16-year-old on the swing.
The male held on until she eventually was able to free herself and he exited in a tan colored four-door Toyota Camry with New York registration plates that left eastbound on Lincoln Street, police said. No injuries were reported.
Police describe the subject as being in his late 20’s to early 30’s, stocky build, short black hair, brown eyes, wearing brown sweatpants and a white tee shirt. One of the girls snapped a cell phone photo of the male and police said he may have a slight lisp, suffer from a diminished mental capacity and go by the name “Carlos.“
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.