*Update- Police are holding a press conference at 12pm to discuss the arrest of a suspect.
(Lindenhurst, NY)- Police say a 14 year old girl was abducted and attacked by a man pretending to be a police officer. Officials say on Wednesday February 3rd, around 3:35pm, two girls ages 14 and 16 were walking west on Herbert Avenue in Lindenhurst, on their way to the library, when a man driving an SUV, stopped the girls, identified himself as a police officer and offered them a ride. The girls got into the SUV and the suspect drove to the library. In the parking lot of the library the man told the older girl to exit the vehicle and he drove off with the younger girl and parked at a nearby park. Police say the man began to touch the girl in the vehicle but she was able to fight him off, exit the vehicle, and run for help. The suspect has been described as a middle aged white man, not wearing a police uniform. The investigation is ongoing.