A child luring incident in Listowel did not occur, police

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An alleged incident of child luring in Listowel on Tuesday was false.

Perth County OPP said after investigating the allegations that came from an 11-year-old girl, they concluded the incident didn't actually occur.

The girl told her parents she was approached by a man in a white van while walking home from school.

She reported a man in the passenger side offered her candy if she would get in the van.

Police were contacted immediately and did a search of the area but didn't find the van or any suspects.

After obtaining more evidence, it became clear the incident did not take place, Perth County OPP said.

 

 

 

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