Kenton Police Investigate Report Of Man Trying To Lure Teen Into Van

11/30/17 – 7:20 A.M.

Kenton Police are looking into a report that a man tried to lure a teenage girl into his van this week. WKTN radio reports the incident happened in the 500 block of West Franklin Avenue around 8 p.m. Tuesday night.

A 15-year-old girl says a man in a tan minivan with a grey stripe pulled up next to her while she was walking in the area. The man offered her a ride, which she rejected. The man allegedly offered her alcohol and marijuana before the girl moved away from the van.

The girl says the van circled the area several times while she hid in playground equipment in a nearby park.

The suspect is a thin white man in his mid 30’s. He had a tan complexion and acne scars on his face. He had medium length brown hair that was slicked and pulled back. The man also had a goatee.

Kenton police continue to investigate the incident.