It happened Monday evening in the area of Broadway and Spruce.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late forties. The victim said he had dark skin and eyes, thick eyebrows and was wearing a dark green long-sleeve shirt. He was driving a newer model, light silver BMW 5-series four-door sedan.
The victim told police the man followed her in his car as she was walking along Broadway. He stopped the vehicle in the middle of the street and then called and motioned for her to get inside. The man spoke both Spanish and English, and told the victim that he'd give her a ride. The victim ignored the suspect. The suspect drove to a nearby street, turned around and again tried to persuade the victim to get into his vehicle.
The victim went into a nearby business to ask for help. The business owner saw the BMW, but was not able to see a license plate. The suspect left the area at that time and police are trying to locate the male and the associated vehicle.
The victim said Monday's incident was not the first time the teen encountered the man. She said that approximately four weeks earlier, a man who she believes is the same suspect tried to persuade her into his car near Viele Lake. The victim says that three weeks ago, the same suspect began honking his horn at her as he was stopped at a red light, trying to entice her into his car at Broadway and Alpine. All three times the victim says she ignored the suspect and continued walking.
Police remind community members to call 911 immediately if they see anything or anyone who seems suspicious.
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