A police report released Saturday says a four-year-old girl ran from her mother on Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach near the 52nd Avenue beach access.
W hen her brother caught up to her, he says a man had a hold of her by the arm.
T he little girl was able to get away.
T he man, described as wearing a tank top and jean shorts with salt and pepper hair, left in a dar colored, late model four-door sedan.
P olice took finger nail clippings from the girl.
P olice continue to investigate.