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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information
about Attempted Luring Incident
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 28, 2014
CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications
Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office media line: 425-249-6263
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. –The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is seeking
information from the public about an attempted luring incident south of Lake
Stevens last week. On Wednesday, May 21
a 14 year-old girl was walking near the 1700 block of 114th Ave SE
at about 6 p.m. when she noticed a white van with blue stripes following
her. According to the girl the van
pulled in front of her, blocking her path of travel. The driver asked the girl where she was going
and if she needed a ride. The girl
reported that she became frightened and ran from the area. She also reported that it appeared as if the
driver took a photo of her with a cell phone.
The driver was
described as a heavy-set male in his late 40’s with brown hair, glasses, a
mustache and a blue baseball cap.
Anyone with information
about this incident or the driver of the van is asked to contact the Sheriff’s
Office anonymous tip line at 425-388-3845.