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Man Tries to Lure Girl Into His Van: Police

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    Man Tries to Lure Girl

    Police say a man tried to lure a young girl into his van while she was waiting for her father to pick her up. (Published Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010)

    The Delaware State Police are searching for a man who allegedly attempted to lure a young girl into his vehicle.

    At 6:10 p.m. on Wednesday, a 12-year-old girl from Wilmington was waiting for her father to pick her up on a sidewalk in front of Stanton Middle School.

    A man then arrived in a white work van and told her to get in, according to authorities. Fortunately the girl managed to outsmart the suspect.

    The girl held her iPod and pretended that it was a phone, telling the man that she was going to call 911. After that, the suspect fled the scene.

    The suspect has been described as a white male with dark crew cut styled hair between the ages of 35 and 45. He was last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt.

    If you have any information regarding this case, please call Troop 6 at 302-633-5000 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333.