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Police ask the public to lookout for suspicious red truck in Troy, Ill.

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TROY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- Police are still asking people who live in or around Troy, Illinois to be on the lookout for a suspicious red truck.

Police said they received a report of a white man driving a red truck photographing children as they were playing outside.

Detectives said they are having a difficult time tracking the person down because there is no clear description of the make or model of the red truck.

"First, the fact that it's a third time, causes concern and this is just another opportunity for parents to open a dialogue with their children and explain to them how they need to react when a stranger stops, a strange is taking pictures and tries to approach them," said Troy Police Chief Brad Parsons. 

Chief Parsons said he is concerned the suspect could take it a step further and start luring kids in.

Police said they have not received any reports that the man has attempted to approach or interact with any children.

If you see the truck, get the license plate number and the description of the car including the make and model and call (618) 667-6731.

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