Essex Police Investigate Child Luring Incident


Police in Essex are looking for help from the public in identifying a man they say tried to lure a child Wednesday night.

Police say the incident happened on Mansfield Avenue around 8:00 pm. They say a man driving a dark blue Toyota truck approached a 13-year-old boy and told the boy to get in the truck. Police say the boy refused and ran to his home.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex Police department, 878-8331.

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