Man suspected of luring ladies in Brooklyn, NYC along with his canine

BROOKLYN (WABC) – Police are looking for the man suspected of luring young girls in Brooklyn with his dog.

At least three incidents involving 25-year-old suspect Brandon Rodriguez were reported to authorities.

Authorities say he has two dogs – one is a husky and the other is an unknown breed but smaller than the husky.

The first incident was reported just before 8 a.m. on May 24 near Osborn Street and Pitkin Avenue.

The suspect turned to a 13-year-old girl and asked her to take a picture of him with his dog. He led her to an apartment building where he allegedly touched her inappropriately and would not let her go.

He was leaving the scene when the victim’s friend called her.

The next incident was reported on May 25, just after 7:00 a.m. at 51 Christopher Avenue.

In this case, according to the police, the suspect asked a 12-year-old girl to take a picture of him with his dog. But when he tried to lead her to an apartment building, the police said she got scared and ran away.
The third incident was reported a little over an hour later near Watkins Street and Pitkin Avenue.

According to police, this time the suspect approached an 11-year-old and asked her to take a picture of him with his dog.

When he tried to lead her into a building, the victim became frightened and ran away.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or in Spanish at 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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