On Alert: Vehicle Matching One Used In Attempted Abductions Spotted In Neighboring Town

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HUDSON, OH (WOIO) - New developments on a rash of attempted child abductions in the city of Stow.

19 Action News has learned a vehicle matching the description of the one used to try to lure children in Stow was spotted in the neighboring town of Hudson over the weekend when the motorist stopped at a child's lemonade stand.

Hudson is calling the matter "suspicious" but does not believe the incident is related to the recent attempted abductions in Stow.

The parent of the child running the lemonade stand says he is worried over the "close call."

Meanwhile, the Stow police department is investigating the seventh incident of child luring that has occurred within the city since mid-May.

The latest incident happened last week when a 13-year-old boy stated he had been confronted by two Hispanic males who asked him to get into the car with them.

The boy said he was riding his bicycle when an older red or maroon car, four-door sedan, unknown make/model approached and the men urged the boy to get inside. The child refused the advances and fled to safety while the car sped away.

The incident is similar to another that occurred in early June when two Hispanic males in an older red car approached a young female. She, too, fled to safety.

The Stow Police Department wants anyone with information on this latest incident or the previous ones to contact the Detective Bureau at 330.689.5734.

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