Attempted Child Abduction In St. Ann

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ST. ANN, MO (KPLR)-Parents are on guard in St. Ann Saturday after an attempted abduction involving young children. Friday night, around 5:30, a group of five children were playing in the parking lot at an apartment complex on north Lindbergh near old St. Charles Rock Road. St. Ann Police say a man pulled up in a white mini van. He stopped the van, opened the sliding door,  and put out a box of bags of potato chips.  He told the youngsters to help themselves.

An 8 year old girl started walking toward the van but her 11 year old brother grabbed her and stopped her. The man became very angry and drove off. 

The suspect is described as a black male, about 220 pounds, age 40 to 50.  The kids noticed another man in the back of the van wearing a hat with the letter S.T.L. on it. The white minivan reportedly has a blue colored bumper sticker on the rear bumper.

Anyone with information in this case should call St. Ann Police at 314-427-8000 their local police department.

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