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Suspected Car in Roselle Park Attempted Luring Caught on Camera

Roselle Park

Police have release a surveillance image of car reportedly used in an attempted luring of a 16-year-old male teen Tuesday.

According to police, as a 16-year-old Roselle Park teen was walking in the area of W. Clay Avenue at Hawthorne Street at approximately 9:37 a.m., he was approached by an individual driving a gold, four door, Chevy Impala.

The driver stopped and ensued a sexually explicit conversation with the juvenile where he allegedly tried to entice him into the vehicle.

The teen quickly walked away in the opposite direction as the suspect drove away eastbound on W. Clay Avenue.

Video surveillance in the area revealed the suspect vehicle to be a 2000 – 2005 gold, 4 door, Chevy Impala with black molding and missing driver side front and rear hubcaps.

The suspect was described as a heavy set, African-American male, with short black hair, no facial hair, approximately in his late twenties to thirties.

This incident is currently under investigation.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident they are encouraged to contact the Roselle Park Police Department 908-245-2300.