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February 19, 2015 at 10:27 AM

School District: Magnolia luring accusation a ‘misunderstanding’

A minivan driver who allegedly tried to lure a child in the Magnolia neighborhood on Wednesday was actually a contract employee for the district and the incident was a misunderstanding, Seattle Public Schools said Thursday morning. Police were notified Wednesday by a woman who said she was waiting with her elementary school-aged child near 34th Avenue…


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February 18, 2015 at 1:23 PM

Police: Man tried to lure child into minivan in Magnolia

Police say the man driving this minivan tried to lure a child. (Seattle police photo) A man posed as a school transportation official and tried to lure a child into his minivan Wednesday morning in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood, police said. A woman told police she was waiting with her elementary school-aged child near 34th Avenue West and Brygger Drive…


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June 6, 2012 at 11:43 AM

Redmond girl, 11, target of attempted luring

Redmond police say a man attempted to lure an 11-year-old girl this morning outside her elementary school. Police say the girl had been dropped off on the east side of 166th Avenue Northeast, near Redmond Elementary School, when she was approached from behind by a man at around 7:45 a.m.  The man grabbed the girl’s wrist, and asked if…


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