MORRIS COUNTY, NJ– The New Jersey State Police and Morris County Park Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who attempted to buy a child on the the Hurd Street side of Hedden County Park in Morris County.
On Wednesday, May 26, at around 2:22 p.m., a man approached a woman who was with her 2-year-old son and made multiple attempts to purchase the child. After numerous failed attempts, the suspect met with two men between the age of 25-30 before departing the park through the Park Heights Avenue gate in Dover, state police said.
The man was described as a Hispanic with a gold tooth in his mouth, 47-58 years-old, 5 feet 7 inches, wearing a white tee-shirt, and a black baseball hat with a “RM” logo.
A detective with the State Police Forensic Imaging Unit created a composite sketch of the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Morris County Park Police Detective Bureau at 862-325-7716. Anonymous tips are welcome.