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Marshall police look for man who tried to pick up student

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MARSHALL (WKOW) -- Marshall police are looking for a suspicious person who tried to pick up a student after school.

Investigators say a 12-year-old girl was walking home from school around 3:35 p.m. Monday in the Hemlock Lane area of the Evergreen Mobile Home Park. Police say the student was approached by a white man, about 30 to 40 years old, who was in a car and asked how far away she lived. The man allegedly told the victim, "you can get in the back seat so I can take you home."

Police say the girl ran away and contacted parents who then called the Marshall Police Department.

Here is a description of the man:

White Male

30 – 40 years old

Subject's hair length was just below the baseball cap

Full, short beard and mustache – brown in color

White T-shirt

White baseballcCap with a small blue logo on the front

Here is a description of the vehicle:

Older maroon colored vehicle, 4-doors

Possible dent in the driver's side rear door

Scratches in the paint and paint wearing off in areas

Rust also in some areas

Anyone who might recognize this person or vehicle is urged to call the Marshall Police Department at (608) 655-3533 or Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.

The Marshall Police Department would also like to remind parents to take time with their children to remind them of protective behaviors.

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