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Man tries to lure child with promise of a puppy

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PERKINS TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) -
Police in Perkins Township on high alert after the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old boy.
 
It happened in the Schiller Avenue area on Monday night around 7:30 p.m.
 
Police say a man tried to lure the child to his vehicle several times by asking the boy if he wanted a puppy. The suspect, who had a medium-sized brown dog with him, never left his vehicle.
 
The boy refused to approach the man's vehicle, and the suspect fled east on Schiller Avenue toward Columbus Avenue.
 
Anyone with information on the vehicle or vehicle owner please contact Perkins Township Police at 419-627-0824, ext.1

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