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School patrols increase in Bonney Lake after more reports of attempted child luring

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on June 14, 2013 at 1:52 pm with No Comments »
June 14, 2013 2:01 pm

Bonney Lake police said they are increasing patrols before and after school after more reports came in of a man trying to lure children into his van.

Parents told officers similar tales after hearing about an incident Thursday where a man told a 14-year-old girl walking to the bus stop in the 11000 block of Angeline Road that he was going to get her.

The girl hid behind a tree until a friend’s mother drove by and stopped to help.

Police said the man is white, in his early 40s or 50s with light-colored eyes and light facial hair. He is heavier set, has a pale face and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. The van is deep red with tinted windows.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bonney Lake Police Department at 253-863-2218.

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