Man Tries to Lure Girl Into Getting In His Truck

September 21, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

MONTEREY PARK  Police in Monterey Park warned the public to be on the lookout for a man in a pickup truck who followed a school girl and offered her a ride home.

The man was in a red pickup truck about 3 p.m. Monday in the area of Garfield Avenue and Elmgate Street. He followed the girl for two or three blocks, four times offering her a ride, according to Monterey Park police.

The man is described as Hispanic, 40 to 50 years old, with a medium- to heavy-set build, salt-and pepper hair and an unshaven face. The pickup truck was an older model with a black metal rack.

Anyone who spots the man or the vehicle was urged to call Monterey Park police at (626) 573-1311.

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