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Temple Terrace police seek man who tried to lure boy from bus stop

TEMPLE TERRACE — A man tried to lure a 16-year-old boy waiting for a school bus Wednesday morning into his pickup truck, authorities said.

The attempted abduction happened about 6:30 a.m. at the bus stop near the intersection of Shadow Lane and Bahamas Avenue. The man approached the waiting teen and unsuccessfully tried to persuade him to get into a white pickup truck, possibly a Ford, according to police.

Authorities said the man, believed to be in his 40s or 50s, has been seen in the area both in the morning about 6:30 a.m. and in the afternoon about 3 p.m.

Anyone with information about the suspect or his vehicle was asked to contact Temple Terrace police immediately.

Temple Terrace police seek man who tried to lure boy from bus stop 03/20/14 [Last modified: Thursday, March 20, 2014 4:40pm]
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