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Sheriff's Department warns children getting into cars with strangers

Posted: Dec. 13, 2019 12:01 am

CLAYTON, Ill. -- The Adams County Sheriff's Department is warning county residents to warn their children about the dangers of getting into a car with stranger.

Deputies were called at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to Clayton after a caller reported that their child was approached by a man in a silver vehicle. The man reportedly told the child to get in the vehicle.

The child said "no" and ran away, making it home safe.

The vehicle, described as a silver sedan, left the area traveling west.

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