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Stranger Danger: Man Tries To Lure Schoolgirl Into Car

June 07, 2018 - 7:16 am

MARYSVILLE (WWJ) - Police in Marysville are the lookout for a man who tried to abduct a child. 

Police say a schoolgirl was walking to class Wednesday morning when she was approached by a man in his 50's at the wheel of an older compact car.

The man reportedly began talking to the student, asking her to get in the car with him -- which she did not.

Police are now searching for the man, described a white and in his 50's with a medium build and short gray hair. The car is described as a older model, tan-colored Chevy Malibu.

Police are also advising parents to remind their children if they are approached by strangers to get away and call 911.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 810-364-6300.