2 teen boys help find missing Pa. girl: Temar Boggs, 15, followed a car with abducted Jocelyn Rojas
Police: Suspect gave up, let five-year-old girl go
Last Updated: 148 days ago
LANCASTER, Penn. - Police in Pennsylvania say a 5-year-old girl was abducted while playing in her yard, but found safe two hours later after two boys spotted her in a car. Investigators are seeking the suspect, who drove off.
It happened around 4:30 p.m. Thursday in Lancaster Township just outside the city of Lancaster. Police say that's when Jocelyn Rojas was reported missing.
Two hours later, as police and fire crews scoured the area, police in nearby Manheim Township say two teenage boys spotted a girl matching Rojas' description inside a car. Temar Boggs, 15, told CNN affiliate WGAL that he and a friend began following the vehicle on their bicycles. Police said that the male driver eventually stopped after noticing he was being followed and let the girl out before driving off.
"He stopped at the end of the hill and let her out, and she ran to me and said that she needed her mom," Temar said.
Lancaster Township fire Chief Ron Comfort says the girl was scared, but had no obvious physical injuries.
CNN reported that the suspect is still at-large and described as a white male between 50 and 70 years old who walked with a limp. According to reports, the man drove a reddish-purple or maroon car with round tail lights. He was also wearing green shoes, green pants and red-and-white striped shirt.
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