Attempted Child Luring 300 blk. S. Queen St. 1/18/2018



On 18 January 2018 shortly before 1530 hrs. Officers from Lancaster City Police Platoon C responded for a complaint of suspicious activity that had just occured. 

An 8 year old female told her parent that she was walking home from school. When she was in the area of  the 300 blk. S. Queen St. and Howard Ave. a dark colored van stopped near the intersection. The vehicle was occupied by (2) unknown males. The child stated that the front seat passenger told her to get into the van. The child did not comply. She ran home and told her mother what had happened. 

The vehicle in question was described as an unknown year/make/model van, black in color with rust on both sides, a ladder on the roof and 2 doors on the back with windows. The vehicle registration is unknown.

The occupants of the vehicle were described as (2) unknown males. The driver was described as a light skinned male with a light brown beard. The front seat passenger was described as a light skinned male, last seen wearing a black beanie cap and spoke with a deep voice. 

Officers did not locate the vehicle in the area. The case is being investigated by Det. Ryan Hockley. Anyone with information on this incident, the suspects or suspect vehicle is asked to contact Det. Hockley at 717-735-3317 or Lancaster Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913, or you can anonymously Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by using your cell phone. Text LANCS plus your message to 847411. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
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