Police search for man suspected of grabbing a boy in Millbrae elementary school bathroom

Police are searching for a man suspected of trying to accost a boy in a Millbrae elementary school bathroom on Friday morning.

The student, under age 10, was leaving boys bathroom at Green Hills Elementary School about 11:05 a.m. when the suspect tried to grab him by his shoulder and hair, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

The student ran away and saw the suspect flee the area. The boy didn't immediately report the incident to staff at the school, located at 401 Ludeman Lane.

The suspect was described as a white man, about 30 years old with brown curly long hair and a beard. He was wearing a blue tank top, black pants and yellow or tan boots. The suspect also had a tattoo of a snake around his right shoulder area, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Millbrae police at (650) 259-2300. Anonymous tips can be made to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Anonymous Tip Line at 1-800-547-2700.