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Sandy police report two child abduction attempts involving silver SUV

Jun 14, 2022, 10:17 AM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:31 am

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Image of man Sandy police said tried to lure two children into a silver Volkswagen Tiguan on either June 6 or June 9, 2022. This has experts urging parents to discuss stranger danger with their children. Photo credit: Sandy City Police Department

SANDY, Utah — The Sandy City Police Department has shared two photos on their social media accounts of a white male inside a silver Volkswagen Tiguan. The male reportedly tried to lure two children into the SUV.

Sandy police said the attempted child abductions happened on June 6 and June 9, 2022. Police said that both of the attempts occurred in the area of 11000 to 11400 South, east of 700 East, in Sandy.

 

As a reminder, police said that child abduction by a stranger is a rare occurrence. The much more common child abduction scenario involves a family member or somebody that the child knows.

Sandy police asked that anybody with information about this vehicle, its driver, or these attempts at child abduction contact them at 801-799-3000.

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Sandy police report two child abduction attempts involving silver SUV