This Guy's Trying to Lure Kids Into His SUV in Tempe
If you know someone who looks the illustration above, call the cops -- according to Tempe police, he's been trying to lure kids into his SUV in several separate incidents dating back to March.
Tempe Sergeant Steve Carbajal says two girls -- ages 11 and 13 -- were walking to Kyrene Middle School about 8:40 this morning when they were approached by a man in a silver 4-door Toyota Rav4.
The driver tried yelling to the girls, but they were listening to music and couldn't make out what he was saying. When the girls got to the school, they told the Tempe police school resource officer.
The man never touched the girls.
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The incident probably wouldn't be too newsworthy, however, a similar incident happened last week involving a man who fits the description the two girls gave police this morning -- and police believe it could be the same man responsible for two other similar incidents in March.
The suspect is described as a white male, about 30 years old, with short brown hair. He has a thin to medium build. See the composite sketch above.
The incidents have all occurred within the boundaries of Guadalupe Road south to Warner Road, and Rural Road east to Lakeshore Drive.
Tempe police do not suspect this suspect is in any way related to a string of similar incidents that have been happening in Chandler recently. More on the here.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Tempe Police Department at 480-350-8311 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
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