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Calgary police investigate possible child luring in the southeast

UPDATE: Calgary police have located the vehicle and driver and talked with him about the situation. Calgary police said the driver is not under arrest and is not being charged at this time. Calgary police continue to investigate.

Calgary police are looking for a possible suspect and vehicle in an attempted child luring in the city’s southeast on Monday.

According to police, a young boy and his dog were outside on the front lawn in the 100 block of Walden Mews SE when approached by a man in a vehicle. The vehicle was described as a white van, police said.

The boy told Calgary police investigators that the man was alone in the vehicle. He rolled down the passenger side window and told him to get into the van.

According to police, the boy refused to get in and picked up the dog and went inside his home. He told his mom about the incident, and she notified the police.

The suspect is described as white, 30-to-40 years old, light brown hair, moustache and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt with a logo on the left side of the chest.

The vehicle was described as a van, possibly a mid-to-early 1990s Chevy Astro or GMC Safari. It was a reported driving southbound on Walden Circle SE.

Calgary police are asking parents to have a conversation with their kids about encounters with strangers.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Calgary police at 403-266-1234.