Man stalks 8-year-girl, her 12-year-old brother in Brooklyn

Police released surveillance footage of a man they say is stalking a young boy and girl

The driver said he was not authorized to pick up the boy, and the man fled, according to police.

Two runaway girls from Ulster County were rescued Saturday after being held prisoner in an East New York house of horrors - where their captors meant to forcibly pimp them out as prostitutes. On Saturday, police say the same man approached the boy and asked him questions about his parents and what bedroom he sleeps in. I am watching you! It's not clear if he is the person believed to have left a note in the siblings' family's mailbox reading: "Watch out".

The suspect first began stalking the children Friday morning when he followed an 8-year-old girl as she was walking with a friend to her bus stop near Eastern Parkway and Brooklyn Avenue around 8:30 a.m. "Your daughter is cute", read the note from the stalker, who can be seen in police footage released Monday morning.

The man bolted as she arrived at the bus stop, which was packed with parents, cops said.

Two teen girls were rescued from a house in Brooklyn where police said they were being held by alleged sex traffickers after one of the girls contacted her dad on social media, authorities said.

He continued to harass the children by snapping photos from the steps of their home at around 7 p.m.

Police say the teens overheard the suspects discussing forcing them into prostitution, and when one girl tried to leave the house, she says a suspect stopped her and punched her. She refused to answer him, and he fled the location on foot heading toward Nostrand Avenue, the NYPD said. The brother did not answer and went into the house.

The suspect parked this white four-door sedan near the victims' home, according to police.

. He was captured on surveillance video parking a white four-door sedan in front of the victims' residence, where he then exited the vehicle and stood on the sidewalk staring at the house.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).



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