Authorities search for man who attempted to kidnap at 12-year-old girl

first_imgOfficials are currently asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who reportedly attempted to kidnap a 12-year-old girl while she was walking on a street in Miami.The incident occurred on April 12th while the child was walking along Northwest 57th Street.According to the report, the man noticed the young girl as he was crossing the street and stopped to ask her a few questions. The girl told authorities that she ignored his questions and kept walking and that’s when the man grabbed her by the hair and by the waist and tried to pull her toward him. The girl, however, was able to break away and run to safety.Authorities are now asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.If you recognize the person in this sketch, you are asked to call police at (305) 603-6370 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.last_img read more

Germany’s World Cup winners given national honor

first_imgThe president of Germany has decorated the World Cup-winning squad with the country’s highest honor for sports, rewarding what he called a “convincing performance that is recognized ungrudgingly by all its opponents.”President Joachim Gauck, joined by Chancellor Angela Merkel, presented the players with the Silver Laurel Leaf in a ceremony at the head of state’s Bellevue Palace.Speaking a day after the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gauck noted that Germany’s fourth World Cup is its first as a reunited nation. West Germany won the title shortly before reunification in 1990.World Cup-winning captain Philipp Lahm, who retired from the national team after the tournament, thanked Gauck and Merkel for their support. Both traveled to the World Cup and visited the Germany dressing room.last_img read more