GIRL, 14, ESCAPES STALKER (Serial sex suspect trailed her to door of home)
Samuel Vante, 24, pulled up in a black Chevy van and flashed a wad of cash at a 14 year old girl asking, How much do you want? Come over here, he said. The girl didn't get in the van, instead she headed for her Brooklyn home with her 11 year old cousin as the man pursued them. The girl called 911 and learned hours later that she had been followed by the same man suspected of attempting to abduct seven other girls and women, ranging in age from 12 to 52 within a two-hour stretch on Monday. Another of his alleged victims was a 12 year old girl. She was leaving a summer program at Intermediate School 291 in Bushwick when Vante allegedly pulled up in his van and lowered his window. you come, he allegedly told her. Here's $200. Get in the car. A group of her friends came to her aid and the man quickly drove off and the teens called the cops. Vante was arrested on Monday and charged with a slew of crimes, including attempted kidnapping, menacing, stalking and endangering the welfare of a child.