Man allegedly attempted luring girl to vehicle

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REDDING, Calif. - The mother of an 11-year-old girl reported a suspicious male attempted to call her over to his vehicle late Tuesday night.

Police said they responded to the area near 1080 Delta Street at approximately 9:53 p.m., where the girl had been walking home from a church function.

According to the report, the man allegedly called her over to his parked vehicle. She declined and ran home.

Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the man or the vehicle.

The man is described as a white male adult with a dark complexion, between 50 and 60 years old. He is described as having a brown beard, mustache and long brown wavy hair. His vehicle is described as a gray sport utility vehicle, similar to a GMC Envoy, with no license plates.

Police ask anyone with information about the suspect or vehicle to call the Redding Police Department at (530) 225-4200.