Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 9:53 p.m.
In the evening of 05-29-21 the vehicle involved in this incident was located in Spokane Valley. Information from an alert citizen and an attentive SCSO deputy led to the vehicle’s whereabouts being quickly ascertained.
A male associated with the truck was questioned and arrested on an unrelated warrant. The vehicle was seized pending a search warrant application.
The investigation is on-going. Activity on social media suggests that citizens may have interacted with or observed other suspicious behavior associated with the vehicle that has not been reported to law enforcement. SPD urges anyone witnessing suspicious behavior related to this case to please contact investigators. Those individuals can call crime check at 509-456-2233 and let the operator know they are providing information reference incident 2021-20087067. Often seemingly trivial details are key to criminal investigations; even if your observation doesn’t seem significant it may be critical to investigators working on this case.
The Spokane Police Department is seeking the public’s help on locating a vehicle involved in a child luring case in the Nevawood neighborhood.
On 05/29/2021, at about 2:54P.M. Officers responded to the area of Empire Avenue and Cincinnati Street for a report of a suspicious person. The caller’s daughter stated a male in a vehicle pulled up and offered her daughter $1000 dollars to buy her. After telling the male no, the male continued to a different group of kids and started to talk to them near Glass Park. The vehicle then left the area. Both group of kids were under 18 years old.
The vehicle in question is a maroon Ford F150, Washington State license plate C38119V. There were two males inside the vehicle. The driver was described as a white male in his 50’s with a beard, wearing a light colored hat and clothing. There was no description on the passenger.
If located don’t approach the vehicle. Please call crime check at 456-2233 reference case number 2021-20087067 with the location of the vehicle.
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