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UPDATE: 2 Reports Of Attempted Child Luring In Stevens County

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE STEVENS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: The Stevens County Sheriff's Office is assisting the Springdale Marshal's Office with a report of child luring in Springdale, Washington in Southern Stevens County.
 
At around 5:00 PM on March 21st the first report was made to the Stevens County Sheriff's Office.  A 10-year-old female reported that a man in his late teens to mid 20's stopped as she was walking along Hwy 231 in the Town of Springdale.
 
The man offered the child candy and the child ran away. The male began to follow her but was scared off by the girl's father who was down the road at the time. A second report was made around 7:00 PM but with further investigation, was determined to be the same incident.

The male was driving a Green SUV, mid 90's to early 2000's,  possibly a Chevy Tahoe, Blazer, or similar vehicle.  Stevens County Sheriff's Deputies are assisting in following up with leads and assisting the Springdale Marshal's Office with the investigation.  Area school officials have been notified and are being asked to be vigilant in reporting any suspicious activity. 

Anyone with any information regarding the incident or identity of the suspect can call the Stevens County Sheriff's Office at 1-800-572-0947 or 911 in case of emergencies.
 
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KHQ.COM - Stevens Co. Sheriff's Office is investigating at least 2 reports of attempted child luring that occurred in and around the Springdale area Wednesday evening. Sheriff's Deputies are interviewing children in Springdale in an attempt to get a good description of the suspect and the vehicle the suspect was driving.
 
Authorities have notified local schools and are asking residents to be vigilant at this time.
 
The Sheriff's Office will be issuing a news release later today with the suspect's description.
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