Greenville police are asking for the public's help in trying to identify a man they say may have been trying to grab a child in a park.
Police say it happened last Thursday at Peppermint Park on east 14th Street, though they are only today releasing information on the possible crime.
Police say the man approached a 6-year-old boy around 3:10 p.m. and reahced for the child, as if to grab him. The child's caretaker sprayed the man with pepper spray before getting the child and leaving the park.
The only despcription is a man of average height and build, last seen wearing dark colored clothing and a black toboggan or beanie cap.
Anyone who know who this suspect is should call Greenville police at 252-329-4348 or Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.
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