Attempted child luring incident in Harrisburg

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HARRISBURG, PA (WPMT)- Harrisburg City Police are investigating an attempted child luring incident over the weekend. Officers responded at about 4:46 pm Saturday to a call in the area of the 2300 block of Susquehanna Street for a report of a man attempting to lure a child into his vehicle.

The suspect is described as a short, light complected black male, wearing prescription eyeglasses, a cream colored knit cap, and a grey and white puffy jacket.  He was driving a dark green mini-van.  There was also an unknown passenger wearing a red jacket seated in the front seat.  The suspect allegedly made several attempts to get the child to come and get into the mini-van.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Harrisburg City Police Detective Libertad Ramos-Sanchez at (717) 255-7262 or Lt. Kelly Wetzel at (717) 255-3170.


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