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November 19, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Sex offender may have tried to lure Seattle boy, 12

Seattle police say a level 1 sex offender is being investigated in connection with a possible child-luring incident. A 12-year-old boy was walking to school around 9 a.m. Monday when a black Ford pickup pulled alongside him in the 1600 block of 23rd Avenue Southwest.  The driver said something to the boy, but he continued walking, police said. The truck then sped away. The…


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October 31, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Mountlake Terrace police report 2 incidents of child luring

Two incidents of child luring have been reported in Mountlake Terrace in the last week, according to a news release from the city. In both cases, drivers of vehicles attempted to contact students walking alone and offered them rides home, police said. One driver was described as being a thin woman with brown hair driving a silver…


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September 23, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Man arrested after firing shots, luring children in South Seattle

A man was arrested Tuesday after he fired a gun and tried to lure children into his car in South Seattle, police said. Officers responded to reports of shots being fired in Seattle’s Brighton neighborhood around 3:15 p.m., according to the Seattle Police Department. Three nearby schools had their students “shelter in place” as a precaution, police said. Around…


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