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SPOKANE POLICE: 'No evidence of child luring' on South Hill

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Spokane Police are investigating a report of an attempted child abduction near Lincoln Heights Elementary on Tuesday Spokane Police are investigating a report of an attempted child abduction near Lincoln Heights Elementary on Tuesday
SPOKANE, Wash. - After a day of investigating one man's report of an attempted child abduction near Lincoln Heights Elementary Tuesday morning, Spokane Police say there is no evidence that an attempted abduction occurred. 

A witness told KHQ's Gabe Cohen that he had just dropped off his two kids at Lincoln Heights Elementary near 21st and Thor when he heard a child scream. The man then ran towards the scream and saw a man he described as possibly hispanic in a white van trying to pull in a child, around 5-6 years old, while another possibly hispanic man wearing a white shirt was waiting in the driver's seat. The witness told KHQ he ran over to the van, pulled the child away, and then two men then drove off. The child ran into the school, according to the witness. That's where police couldn't connect the pieces. 

Officer Teresa Fuller told KHQ Tuesday afternoon, that after searching the area and checking the school, officers were unable to locate the child who was reportedly being abducted and said there is no evidence that an attempted abduction occurred. 

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