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Police: Man In Red Car Tries To Lure Young Boys With Candy In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police are searching for a man they say tried to lure two young boys into his car with candy Saturday in Brooklyn.

It happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. near Shore Boulevard and Norfolk Street in Manhattan Beach.

Brooklyn attempted luring
Police are searching for a man they say tried to lure two young boys into his car with candy Saturday in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police said the suspect pulled up in a red car and offered the boys candy to get inside.

The children's father came over, and the driver took off.

The boys, ages 5 and 7, were not harmed.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

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