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Montclair Police Search for Suspect in Midland Ave. Luring Incident, Sources Say

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Police were on the lookout for a male suspect driving a dark van that attempted to lure a resident on Midland Avenue Friday night, police officials confirm.

Shortly after 10 p.m. on Friday night, a 12-year-old female reported to Montclair Police that a male in a dark van attempted to lure her. The van was last seen driving Southbound on Midland Avenue.

The vehicle is described as a dark-colored work van with tinted windows.

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UPDATE: Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police Department confirmed the incident and reprted that the dark van had possible window tints and rear double barn-style doors. He added that the victim stated that when the male suspect asked her to get in, she yelled, "No!" and ran home.

No further description of the suspect could be given at this time. 

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