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Police Search for a Man Who Tried to Lure a Girl Into a Vehicle
By Christy Aumer, Reporter
WATERLOO, Iowa – Police are searching for a man who tried to lure a young girl into his SUV while she was walking home from school Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
The girl was walking southbound on Stephan Street around 1:30 p.m. from Blessed Sacrament School, at 600 Stephan Avenue, when a man in a dark blue SUV pulled up beside her, stopped and told her to get into the car, a news release said. The girl took off running back to the school, she was not harmed, officials said.
Police are searching for a dark blue SUV with an Iowa State University sticker on the back window. The driver is described as a black male in his 50-60's with black hair, a beard and tattoos on his neck.
The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident can call the police at (319) 291-2515.