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Police: Man in van snatch story in EGF a "misunderstanding"

Shortly after 8 p.m. tonight, a mother in East Grand Forks called police and said she heard a man in a van stop outside her home and ask her little boy if he wanted to "go for a ride and play with his puppy," police said. But after 90 minutes of ...

Shortly after 8 p.m. tonight, a mother in East Grand Forks called police and said she heard a man in a van stop outside her home and ask her little boy if he wanted to "go for a ride and play with his puppy," police said. But after 90 minutes of investigation, police discovered it was a case of misunderstanding and there was no attempt to entice a child into the van, a police sergeant said. The driver of the van was located and interviewed and cleared of any violation, the sergeant said.

The mother said the boy is 4 or 5,and was never in any danger, police said.

Anyone with information should call police at (218) 773-1104.

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