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Hibbing Police: attempt to lure kids into vehicle a false alarm

10:04 A.M. UPDATE: Hibbing Police have determined the alleged attempt to get children into a vehicle Tuesday morning was a false alarm.

Authorities were investigating after a originally receiving a report of a man who they believed had tried to get kids into his vehicle near the 600 block of 40th Street East in Hibbing around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday.

According to Hibbing Police, at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, they contacted the driver of the vehicle in question.

They learned the driver was a worker for Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency and was in the location to pick up a family and transport them to an appointment.

Police say the confirmed that information with AEOA as well as parties on scene.



HIBBING, MN-- Hibbing Police are investigating after they say a suspicious man apparently attempted to lure kids into his vehicle at a bus stop.

According to police, a man asked kids to get into his vehicle near the 600 block of 40th Street East in Hibbing around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say the suspect was driving a dark colored Dodge Caravan with a damaged left rear taillight. The vehicle also has a white "Prince logo" sticker above the left taillight

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 immediately.

Hunter McCullough

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