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Lakewood Neighborhood On Alert After Family Says 9-Year-Old Almost Kidnapped

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - The parents of a 9-year-old boy who they said was almost kidnapped in Lakewood are asking neighbors to check their home surveillance cameras for possible footage of the suspect. The child ran away and wasn't injured in the incident.

Lakewood Kidnapping
Recognize this car? Contact (credit: Lakewood Neighborhood Watch)

The attempted kidnapping allegedly happened at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 17 in the the 6900 block of Lakeshore. The child said a Black man, around 50 years old of average height with a "thick, muscular" build approached him on-foot. The man had a scar on his neck and was dressed in all black and wearing large sunglasses, too. He was driving a white 4 door sedan with tinted windows, most likely a Mazda, according to the Lakewood Neighborhood Association. The car also had 2 antennas on hood. Footage from a Ring doorbell at a home on La Vista showed the car slowly driving through the neighborhood.

Recognize this car? Contact (credit: Lakewood Neighborhood Watch)

The child's parents filed a police report and alerted Neighborhood Watch as well.

Any information about the incident or if someone has footage of the suspect or his car, they should contact Dallas police and


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