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Police Search for Suspects Occupying Van Wanted for Attempted Luring of Girl in Clifton

By rlsmetro on

Police in Clifton are looking for the driver of a van that is wanted for an attempted luring that occurred on Wednesday.

According to police, at approximately 3:10 PM, a juvenile female was in her backyard when an adult male approached her from the driveway area of the residence.

Police say the individual reportedly indicated that he was there to "deliver a package" and requested that the juvenile "come get it" from him when the girl responded by retreating into her residence then contacting the police.

Police say the suspect was the front seat passenger in the van and was described as being a Hispanic male in his 40's, approximately 5'5", with a thin build and dark, curly, short hair.

The man was reportedly wearing a grey sweater and blue jeans with eyelgasses on.

The driver of the van was described as being a Black male in his 50's, wearing a red T-shirt police said.

Police say the suspect's vehicle appears to be a commercial van that has black graffiti painted on the rear portion of the driver's side.

The first character of the license plate was reported as being "X"; which is indicative of a commercially registered vehicle in the State of New Jersey police said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident and/or the identity of the occupants or whereabouts of the van should contact the Clifton Police Department Communications Center @ 973-470-5911 or the Clifton Police Juvenile Bureau @ 973-470-5882.