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Police Investigate Possible Child Lurings in Delco



    Police Investigate Possible Child Lurings in Delco
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    Police are searching for a driver who allegedly followed two young girls during two separate incidents in Drexel Hill, Pa.

    Investigators say a 12-year-old girl was walking to Drexel Hill Middle School back on the morning of May 27 when she noticed a man driving around the area slowly and following her on Edmonds and Huey Avenues.

    On the afternoon of June 12, another 12-year-old student at Drexel Hill told police that the same suspect approached her, rolled his windows down and asked if she wanted a ride to school.

    Both students reported the incidents to school officials. Neither of them were hurt.

    Investigators say the suspect is driving either an older model, black or blue Ford Taurus or a Mercury Marquis. The driver is described as a bald, dark-skinned man in his 40’s with facial hair.

    “Right now we do not have any criminal charges,” said Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood. “But what we want to do is identify this individual to see who he is, where he’s from and what he’s about.”

    If you have any information on the man’s identity, please call Upper Darby police at 610-734-7677.

    “We want to make sure that parents talk with their children and share with them the stranger danger theory,” Chitwood said. “With these predators who are out there on social media, riding around in cars, walking on the streets, children have be aware of their surroundings and they have to be aware of what’s right and wrong.”