12-year-old boy is kidnapped, sexually assaulted and shot before being dumped on the street in Miami
12-year-old boy kidnapped, sexually assaulted and shot before being dumped on Miami street
- Miami police are looking for the person who sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy
- The boy was walking near Brownsville in northwestern Miami at around 2 a.m.
- A man stopped, forced the boy into a vehicle, and sexually assaulted him
- The child was then shot and forced out of the car to be dumped on the street
- A passerby came to the boy’s assistant and called emergency services
- CCTV footage shows the boy collapsing, bleeding from a head wound while a person next to him calls the emergency number
A 12-year-old boy was sexually assaulted and then shot on a Miami street in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The child was walking near Brownsville at around 2am when he was suddenly forced into a black car.
The suspect driving the vehicle went only a short distance before sexually assaulting the boy, shooting it and driving it away, according to Miami-Dade police.
Miami police are looking for the person who sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy, seen above left
The boy was walking near Brownsville in northwestern Miami around 2 a.m., covered in blood
Shortly afterwards, the boy was found by a man riding his bicycle near the place where the boy was dumped.
A man who was riding a bicycle near the crime scene told a local news station that he stopped to help the boy after hearing the child scream.
‘He screamed. “Help someone, please help me,” said the man, calling out to Johnny Local 10.
“I’ll take him to the store so they can call the police for him. He was conscious, then fell to the sidewalk and said he had been shot. ‘
A man stopped, forced the boy into a vehicle, and sexually assaulted him. The boy can be seen here after collapsing to the ground as passers-by call 911
The child was then shot and forced out of the car to be dumped on the street
CCTV footage shows the boy collapsing bleeding from a head wound while a person next to him calls the emergency number. Another woman came by with a towel and some water
CCTV footage shows the boy bleeding from his head and stumbling before falling to the ground in pain.
A second passer-by also stopped to give him water and a towel.
Police and paramedics soon arrived on the scene with an ambulance to take the child in critical condition to the hospital.
Officials have not named the boy, but are looking for a tall man with long, curly hair and a black four-door sedan. They say they need the public’s help to find the suspect.
Anyone with information about the attack is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 305-471-8477 or 866-471-8477.
The boy tried to reach this supermarket to ask for help
The police soon arrived and took the boy in critical condition to hospital
The boy was helped to his feet and taken to a stretcher and waiting ambulance