Man in Easton yard tried to lure 11-yr-old girl, police say

Man lurked in backyards before incident

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Published: May 16 2013 09:55:14 AM EDT   Updated On: May 16 2013 11:36:30 AM EDT
EASTON, Pa. -

Police in Easton are looking into reports of a man acting suspiciously and trying to talk with a young girl.

The incident happened around 4 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of North Ninth Street and was reported to police Wednesday.

Officials say a man approximately 6 feet tall with short dreadlocks and wearing a red shirt approached an 11-year-old girl in the backyard of one of the homes.

He asked the girl, "What are you doing?" and "Come over here," according to police.

Police say the man was also in another neighbor's yard acting suspiciously before he left the area.

Nobody was hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Easton detectives at 610-250-6639.