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UPDATE: Alleged child luring in Roseville was just man checking on child's welfare, police say

UPDATE: Alleged child luring in Roseville was just man checking on child's welfare, police say Photo: Roseville Police Department

Updated: August 22, 2019 06:25 PM

UPDATE: The City or Roseville said the man alleged to be a suspect in a child luring incident has been identified. He in fact is someone who lives in the area and was just checking on the child's welfare. 


The Roseville Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a suspect in a child luring case.

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The department said the incident occurred at 5 p.m. Wednesday on the 1700 block of Eldridge Avenue.

Police said a child was sitting on the curb in front of a house when a man drove up, stopped his vehicle and asked if the child was OK. The suspect asked the child twice if they wanted to go for a ride. When the child refused, the suspect drove off. 

The suspect was seen driving a light-colored four-door sedan, possibly at 2004 Honda Accord.

The suspect was described as a man between 18 and 20 years old, with red hair and pale skin.

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