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Police seek man who offered candy to 7-year-old

Published On: Jul 01 2013 03:28:50 PM EDT
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A man attempted to lure a little girl away from her friends on Friday afternoon in Wilson borough.

At about 2:50 p.m. Friday, the 7-year-old was approached on the 1900 block of Lehigh Street by a male, report borough police

The man had asked the girl to “go for a walk” and offered her candy if she went with him.


The man was described as being in his late 30’s to mid 40’s with grey or blonde hair, last seen wearing a green shirt and jean shorts. He was last seen heading east on Lehigh Street, toward 17th Street.

Anyone with information about the incident should call Detective Marc Crisafulli at 610-258-8542. Also, residents are urged to call 911 to report any similar incidents.