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Boy escapes men who tried to lure him into vehicle, police say

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The boy told police he was near Granada Street and Ridge Boulevard on Tuesday when two men in a red vehicle drove up to him and offered him money or candy.

The boy told police he rode his bicycle into a nearby driveway and acted as though he lived there. The men drove away, investigators said.

The boy described the driver as an about 40-year-old black male with a beard, investigators said. The second man was described as an about 30-year-old was white male with medium length brown hair.

Police searched the area, but did not find the vehicle.

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