MCSO: Man lures child into vehicle, exposes himself in Queen Creek

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Sketch of suspect By Jennifer Thomas Sketch of suspect By Jennifer Thomas

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. -- Authorities are trying to identify a man who reportedly exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl in Queen Creek Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the man lured the child into his vehicle while she was walking alone in the 18500 block of East Ryan Road, which is near Queen Creek and Power roads, at approximately 4 p.m.

MCSO officials said the man offered her a ride then displayed a weapon when she refused. The suspect exposed himself to the child then released her unharmed in the area.

The suspect is described as a male with black hair and a dark complexion, wearing brown jeans and a black hat. He was driving a brown or gray four-door vehicle.

Police have released a sketch of the suspect.

Detectives have limited information and are asking for the public's help to identify the suspect. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 602-876-1087.