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Jackson Police Investigating Attempted Child Luring Incident

JACKSON, NJ – The Jackson Police Department is investigating the report of an attempted luring which took place on Sunday May 31, 2020.

Officers responded to the residence of an 11 year old child who reported that on Sunday at approximately 5:00 pm while walking on Woodlane Road in the area of Wisconsin Drive, he was approached by a male driving a mini van. The vehicle stopped and the male rolled the window down and told the child that his mother had sent him to pick him up. The child replied that he did not and ran away toward the direction of Woodlane Park as the male then drove away towards South New Prospect Road.

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The vehicle was described as a gray colored minivan, no further information.

The driver/suspect was described as a white male with short, curly dark hair, a thin black goatee, wearing black colored sunglasses, no further information.

The driver left the area on Woodlane Road travelling toward South New Prospect.

Anyone who may have any further information about this incident or the suspect is asked to contact Det. Michael Goelz at 732-928-1111 or leave a message at the department’s StopIt app (code: JPDtips08527).

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