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Authorities investigating attempted abduction near a Sioux City park

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) - Authorities are investigating an attempted abduction near a Sioux City park.

Sergeant Kevin Heineman said it happened just after 6 p.m. Friday. A 12-year-old boy told police he was walking home from Hiview Park, in the Woodbury Heights neighborhood. That's when he said a man wearing a black ski mask tried to lure him into his van.

The boy reported that the van was white with a blue air freshener inside. Police are still searching for the suspect.

Heineman said to remind your children not to talk to strangers and to find an adult if something suspicious happens.

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