Mesa PD seeks man who tried to lure girl into his truck

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MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Mesa Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man they believe tried to lure a child into a truck.

It happened Tuesday, just before 7 a.m. 

Police say a juvenile female was in the area of Gilbert and University when she was contacted by a man who tried to coax her into his vehicle. 

She described the subject as 40 to 45 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 250 pounds, with gray thinning hair and wearing glasses with thick lenses. 

The vehicle is described as a 1997-2004 regular cab white Ford F-150 pickup truck. There were dents and scratches over the entire vehicle. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Mesa Police Department at 480-644-2211 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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