Man may have tried to lure child into van

Sylvania Township Police are on high alert after a man tried may have been trying to lure a 12-year-old girl into his van.

The incident happened Wednesday when the girl was walking home from school.

The suspect was reported to be in a large, windowless work van with a ladder rack on the top.

The girl was able to run away without incident.

Another incident happened on January 25th in Sylvania, this time a 9-year-old boy was approached by two individuals that had exited their vehicle.

Police say that, while the vehicles are similar in description, they can't say if the two incidents are related.

A third report came in early Friday morning, that the same person had tried to lure another girl a van, but police reported later Friday afternoon that that call appears to be a hoax.