“The safety of the victim, la sua famiglia, and our community remain our top priority, along with the appropriate investigation and prosecution of the suspect,” Farmington Hills, Michigan, police Chief Jeff King said in a statement.
The unnamed girl left her Farmington Hills home on foot around 4 p.m. Sunday and was lured about 30 minutes later into a silver or white 2015-2021 Jeep Renegade driven by a suspect described as a bald and bearded African American man, hanno detto le autorità.
The suspect then forcefully abducted the girl before traveling to a residence near Eight Mile Road and Berg Road in Detroit, where police said he sexually assaulted and “confined” sua.
The girl was able to escape around 7:30 p.m. after the suspect fell asleep. Police said she was rescued by a local resident who contacted authorities.
“This is a case that is every parent’s nightmare, including my own,” Detroit police Chief James White said at a Wednesday news conference.