Police Searching for Man Who Tried to Lure Young Boy into Vehicle

April 23, 2013 Updated Apr 23, 2013 at 11:40 AM EDT

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Police Searching for Man Who Tried to Lure Young Boy into Vehicle

April 23, 2013 Updated Apr 23, 2013 at 11:40 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo police are looking for a person of interest after a report that an individual had approached a young child in a suspicious manner in the North Buffalo area.

According to police, The incident occurred in the Delaware Avenue-Middlesex-Meadow area on April 17th around 6 p.m.

Police say an individual, driving a cobalt or royal blue Ford pick-up truck pulled into a driveway and attempted to lure a young boy towards the vehicle. The boy then ran inside his home.

The person of interest is believed to be a white male, in his 30's, with dark hair.

Witnesses told police the vehicle was also apparently seen Friday afternoon in the same area and also near Elmwood-Franklin School.

Anyone with information regarding this incident, including the vehicle in question, is asked to immediately call or text the Confidential TIPCALL Line at (716)847-2255.