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ROWLETT (CBSDFW.COM) – A 14-year-old boy playing Pokemon Go was almost abducted in Community Park by a man pretending to be a police officer according to Rowlett Police.
Police say the man approached the boy around 11:30 a.m. saying he was an officer and the boy’s mother was looking for him.
The boy noticed the man had a badge but was not in uniform and was suspicious. He told the man his mother knows where he is and he’s going to call police to see if he’s a real officer.
That’s when the man went back to his car and drove off.
The boy, who was not hurt, told police he drove a car that looked like a police car.
Police say the suspect in his 30s has balding brown, curly hair and rimless glasses. He was wearing an range t-shirt, blue jeans, cowboy boots.
Anyone with information on this case can call Rowlett Police at (972) 412-6200.
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