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Police Looking for Man Who Invited Kids to Follow Him Home

Police cars outside of Department of Human Services (file photo)Arlington County Police are on the lookout for a man who reportedly tried to lure two children to his home yesterday.

The alleged incident took place at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, on the 5200 block of 8th Road S., in the Arlington Mill neighborhood. The children refused to follow the man and were unharmed.

From an ACPD crime report:

An unknown male subject approached two children, a male and female, and enticed them to accompany him home. The children refused. The subject then left the area in a dark colored, black or blue, pick-up truck. The female juvenile has noticed the unknown male subject watching her on three separate occasions. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his thirties, approximately 5’6″ tall and weighed 160 lbs. He was wearing a black North Face sweater and blue jeans.

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