PARKLAND, FL- Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives continue investigating the attempted kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl from a gated community in Parkland last week, but one key piece of evidence to support the incident remains not found: a video showing a van whose driver allegedly attacked the girl.

On Thursday, BSO detectives in a news release asked residents of Watercrest to review their security systems and contact them with any additional information.

Shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Friday, BSO deputies investigated a call that a man dressed in all black, driving a white mid-size van, attempted to take a girl on a bike near the 8700 block of Watercrest Circle.

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Since then, investigators have combed the community, interviewed residents, and began pouring over video footage and forensic items.

However, detectives are “unable to locate the white van in any of the video recovered so far,” the news release said.

Anyone with video to share or offer other information about the case is asked to call Det. Wilfredo Rivera at 954-321-4270. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at


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