Bethel police said a man tried to lure a 12-year-old into a car Thursday.
Officials said the incident occurred around 3:30 p.m. in the Stony Hill area.
The child was walking home from the bus stop when a driver in a black Ford Crown Victoria approached.
The driver asked the 7th-grader if they needed a ride home. Police said when the child declined the driver demanded they get in the car.
The child was never physically handled by the driver.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Bethel police at 203-744-7900.
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