UPDATE: Sheriff releases image; Man tries to entice girl, 13, in Washington Twp.

A young teen reported that a man tried to lure her into his car on Sunday while she was walking her dog in Washington Twp.

The 13-year-old girl was on Spindletop Lane when she said an older white man with a gray beard approached her and tried to entice her to get into his car. The girl ran the opposite way to the nearest home to call for help, according to a social media post from Montgomery County Sheriff Rob Streck.

The sheriff’s office on Wednesday released a security video image of the suspect’s car, a gray, four-door sedan with tinted windows.

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Anyone who lives nearby who has not already been contacted during a neighborhood canvass is urged to check security camera video for any images of the vehicle or suspect.

Also, anyone who has information or footage is urged to contact the regional dispatch center’s non-emergency number at 937-225-HELP (4357).

“This young lady and her parents did everything they should have in this situation and we are asking all of our residents to remind their children to always be extra vigilant of their surroundings and to call 911 in the case of an emergency or by calling the non-emergency number listed above should you ever see anything suspicious,” Streck stated.

Parents also are reminded to talk to children about the importance of staying vigilant of their surroundings and to call 911 in the case of an emergency or the non-emergency number if they see something suspicious.

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