UPDATE: Suspect taken into custody following possible West Allis child enticement case
UPDATE: WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- West Allis Police say the Milwaukee Police Department has arrested a suspect believed to be connected to a child enticement case in West Allis.
Milwaukee Police say they arrested a 59-year-old Milwaukee man Thursday on the city's near west side as part of an investigation of their own involving a 12-year-old who was approached by a suspicious man that tried to entice him. This incident happened Wednesday around 5:00 p.m. in the 3100 block of S. 60th Street. Milwaukee Police say the child walked away from the scene and the suspect fled in his vehicle.
WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) – Police in West Allis are looking for a suspect and vehicle believed to be involved in a child enticement case around 88th and Greenfield Wednesday evening.
Police say around 6:15 on September 13 the suspect offered a 12-year-old money in exchange for performing a sexual act. The child ran away and wasn’t hurt.
The suspect was described as a heavier set man around 50-60 years old, balding with gray hair and a gray bushy beard. At the time he was said to be wearing a blue plaid shirt.
The vehicle was described as a black Ford Crown Victoria with tinted windows and a spotlight on the driver side.
Elm Grove Police had a report of a similar incident on Tuesday involving a similar vehicle and suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call the West Allis Police Department at 414-302-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 414-476-2274