AUSTIN -- Police have issued an alert for a suspicious man who approached a child walking home from school.
Travis County deputies say they were called to the 5300 block of Ross Road near Pearce Lane around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10. An eight-year-old told them she had been approached by a man in an SUV while walking.
The man reportedly told the girl to get in the car, though he didn't make any attempt to restrain her.
The suspect is described as Hispanic with brown hair and a mustache. He is 35 to 40 years old and has a tattoo on his left cheek. He was wearing a long-sleeved shirt with yellow vertical stripes.
The suspect was driving a light brown or beige SUV which closely resembles a Dodge Journey. There were no hub caps on his tires, which had cracks on them.
If you have information you are asked to call police at (512) 974-6880.