Decatur Police: Man Tried to Lure Child Into Car

The suspect is driving a black Toyota Prius.


The Decatur Police Department issued this press release on Tuesday morning.

On Monday May 7, 2012 at approximately 5:30 pm, the Decatur Police Department was notified of an attempt by a stranger to lure a child into a motor vehicle near the 600 block of Commerce Drive. 

The juvenile male was approached by a black male driving a black Toyota Prius.  The unknown subject attempted to entice the juvenile into the vehicle by offering him a free dog.  The juvenile male subsequently fled on foot. 


The suspect left the scene in an unknown direction.  He is described as follows:

 Black Male

20-30 years of age

Close cropped hair cut

Goatee, to include a 2-3 inch beard.


The vehicle is described as follows:

Black Toyota Prius with tinted windows displaying an unknown Georgia Tag.

Anyone observing this vehicle should contact the Decatur Police Department at 404-373-6551.  


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