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Police warn about attempted luring near Oxford Circle school

Police are looking for a man who they say attempted to lure a 14-year-old girl outside a school in Oxford Circle Monday morning.

Police warn about attempted luring near Oxford Circle school

Police are looking for a man who they say attempted to lure a 14-year-old girl outside a school in Oxford Circle Monday morning.

The girl was walking near the Carnell School, on Summerdale Avenue near Benner Street, around 8 a.m. when she was approached by the man, a police spokeswoman said. It was unclear whether the man made any physical contact with the girl.

The man was described as being of Indian descent with dark hair and wearing a maroon and gold jacket, cops said. He fled in a blue Toyota.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP (773847).

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