Lake St. Louis police search for 2 suspects following attempted abduction

Lake St. Louis police search for 2 suspects following attempted abduction

Lake St. Louis police search for 2 suspects following attempted abduction

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by Stephanie Baumer / KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 13, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Updated Thursday, Mar 13 at 11:28 AM

Lake St. Louis police search for 2 suspects following attempted abduction

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(KMOV) – Police in Lake St. Louis are looking for two men following an attempted abduction Thursday morning.

According to police, two suspects attempted to abduct an 8-year-old who was with his dog in his front yard around 6:30 a.m. on Shire drive near Highway N.  

Police say that the men pulled their puck-up truck next to the child and attempted to lure the child closer with candy.

Police described one suspect as a white male, possibly in his early 20s who was last seen wearing a red baseball cap and a blue shirt. The other suspect was described as a black male who was last seen wearing a green shirt, possibly balding who was a passenger in the vehicle.

Police say both men were spotted in an older bright red pickup truck with a “tonneau “cover .  

Anyone with information is asked to call Lake St. Louis police at (636) 625-8018. 

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