In the third area child-luring incident this week, Wilson police are
looking for a man who tried to lure an 11-year-old girl and then tried
to chase her home Tuesday afternoon.
According to police, the man
approached the girl around 4:30 p.m. near 21st Street and Ealer Avenue,
and asked for help in finding a lost dog.
girl refused and ran for her home and the man chased after her but gave
up. Police say the girl didn't know which way the man had gone, but
said he'd been standing next to a white van before their encounter.
said the man was black and wearing black pants and shoes, but had no
other description. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Marc
Crisfulli at 610-258-8542, or the main police number at 610-258-8746.
This is the third child-luring incident in the Easton area this week. On Sunday in Wilson, a man in a van tried to talk a 9-year-old girl into coming with him.