10-Year-Old Girl Threatened by Stranger in Pasco County


Pasco County is continuing to search for a man who threatened a 10-year-old with a knife after she was walking home from school on Tuesday.

According to WFTS, the unidentified man approached the victim and raised a pocket knife over his head. He proceeded to ask the girl if he should kill her or kill himself. The girl became frightened and ran away towards her home, deputies said.

The victim was walking home from Lacoochee Elementary School on Pine Products Road. Deputies say the man then approached her with camouflage clothes on, a face mask, and a hoody.

When the girl arrived at her house, her family called 911.

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for the man, and they are asking if anyone has information on this case to contact their offices at 1-800-854-2862.