The dramatic moment, recorded by a surveillance camera across the street, shows an unknown man sneak up behind a 10-year-old girl and her 2-year-old brother, place his hand over the girl's mouth, and attempt to carry her away.
After a struggle, the girl falls to the ground and the man flees to his vehicle parked around the corner.
According to WXTF, the incident occurred on the 2400 block of Lee Street in South Philadelphia.
A press release issued by the Philadelphia Police describes the suspect as a Hispanic male, 5'9"-6'0", medium complexion, thin build, 30-40 years-of-age, thin mustache, short black curly hair, wearing a black short sleeve T-shirt, and blue pants.
"This is a sick individual, to do something like that," said Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter to CBS Philly. "I want this creep off our streets immediately."Mayor Nutter also announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and
conviction of the suspect
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