Storm Lake Police Seek Info in Reported Abduction Attempt
The Storm Lake Police Department is asking for assistance in locating individuals connection to an apparent abduction attempt of two children in Storm Lake. At 3:45 Thursday afternoon, police say a 9 year-old boy and 7 year-old girl were walking home from school in the 800 block of East 8th Street. They were reportedly approached by two Hispanic males in a gray or silver colored traverse style SUV and asked if they wanted candy and to get into the car. The children did not comply, reported the incident to their mother, who notified police. The men were both described as Hispanic in their mid twenties with shorter hair. The children told police the men did not attempt to grab them or physically force them into the vehicle. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Storm Lake Police.