Volunteers hit streets looking for suspect trying to kidnap teen girls

It's a Memorial Day gathering of a different kind

After a prayer for justice members of several organizations hit the streets to find a man wanted for attempted abductions and exposing himself to young girls on the west side of Detroit.

"The white man is not the problem," said Hassan Williams of the Marcus Garvey Movement on a bullhorn. "It's these black terrorists, domestic terrorists, that we have in our neighborhood that is committing these crimes."

These community activists say they want to help police find this man so children don't have to live in fear.

"We are back out here passing out fliers, working with DPD to apprehend the individual or get information on the individual stalking these children." Hassan Williams.

One resident says she is glad to see these activists working to make the streets safer.

"I'm retired and I get up early every morning and watch the kids go to school," said Barbara Hune. "Because if people don't start, the police can only do so much." 

Organizers say they are hitting the streets on Memorial Day to catch the suspect because the fight to end domestic terrorism is right here in the community.

"We are actually celebrating today for fallen heroes and those who continuing to fight,"  said Errol Jennings of the Historic Russell Woods-Sullivan Area Association ."Yet on the home front we have to deal with this type of terrorism. We will find you."

Police want anyone with information to speak up and call them or Crime Stoppers (1-800-SPEAK-UP). These activists say they just want the suspect to turn himself in.

"We will look for you to the ends of the earth until we have caught you," said Williams. "Turn yourself in."
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