Police: Man luring kids with candy

Police: Man luring kids with candy

VILLAGE OF LAKEMORE, OH (WOIO) - Police in Springfield Township, Ohio and residents are on high alert this weekend after reports of a male trying to lure children with candy surfaced Friday evening.

The suspicious vehicle has been described as a "tan" boxy, 4 door car with clothes hanging in the back seat. The vehicle was last spotted in the Village of Lakemore.

During two separate incidents, the male was scene trying to lure children into his vehicle with candy. In both incident's the children ran home to their parents.

The male suspect was described by witnesses as possible Caucasian or hispanic with dark spiked hair and tattoos on his left arm.

The Springfield Township Police Department has asked parents to observe their children and report any suspicious activity to the Springfield Township Police at 330.643.2181

Authorities say they've added extra patrols to the area, but one parent says he won't need them. "I don't need no cops.. I will handle him myself. I will walk in my house, get my gun...I will shoot him if he touches my kid" says Chad Reisinger.

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