Police investigate attempted child luring in Northeast Philly

- Police are investigating an attempted child luring in Lawncrest.

The incident happened on the 900 block of Devereaux avenue on Wednesday morning at approximately 8:25 a.m.

Police describe the suspects as 2 black males. #1 wearing a black jacket, black pants and black shoes. The 2nd male had gray hair, graying goatee and was wearing a green jacket, blue jeans and black shoes.

The 2 men were inside a green minivan and as 2 children walked by; the man wearing the green jacket got out and opened the rear hatch and attempted to lure the children towards the van.

As the children ran away the men chased them and yelled out threats. The children ran to Carnell Elementary school (1100 Devereaux Avenue) where the dean of students called e-911 and reported the incident.

Police say there were no injuries, and no arrests have been made.

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