2 luring suspects wanted in Chester Co.

October 25, 2011 3:53:30 PM PDT
Investigators in East Fallowfield Township have released a sketch of a man who they say tried to lure a 10-year-old girl into his car.

Police say the man drove alongside the victim as she walked home from her school bus stop and reportedly told her to "get in the car."

The girl then started running.

The suspect followed her for about half a block and then drove off.

East Fallowfield Police Chief Christopher Porter says it's always important to be vigilant about your child's safety.

"In these days you have to be with your children, especially the young ones in elementary school; they have to be picked up from the bus stops and put on the bus by a parent or a neighbor or friend," Porter said.

The suspect is described as a 30 to 35-year-old African-American man with dreadlocks and a scar on the right side of his face.

Meantime, a man fitting a different description is believed to be behind two other attempted lurings near school bus stops in Chester County over the past month.

One occurred September 29th in West Goshen near Rosedale and Ceredo avenues.

The other took place yesterday morning at the corner of North Everhart Avenue and West Gay Street in West Chester.

Parents tell Action News the man was seen again this morning near this same corner.

That suspect is described as a 20 to 25-year-old white man with green eyes, driving what appears to be an electric blue Honda Civic.

In both cases, the victims safely boarded their buses after the man performed gestures indicating he wanted them to come closer.

Neighbors in these communities say it's an unfortunate sign of the times.

"It's a nice, quiet peaceful community, I've never heard of anything like that before; it's a little disconcerting," West Goshen resident Kathleen Adams said.


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