Alert issued for couple attempting to lure teens

Oct 8, 2014

Buffalo Police are investigating recent incidents in which a couple tried to lure teenagers into their car, a white or tan four-door Lexus.

Last Wednesday, the woman tried to grab a 16-year-old female in the 300 block of Connecticut Street on the West Side. This Tuesday, two similar incidents were reported.

Authorities are looking for this Lexus in relation to multiple incidents of its occupants allegedly trying to lure teenagers.
Credit Buffalo Police

Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, a 15-year-old male was approached by a man in the 100 block of Deerfield Avenue, who tried to lure him into the car. About four hours later, the couple tried to get a 17-year-old female into the car with them near Fillmore Avenue and Paderewski Drive.

The couple is described as a black male, 20-25 years old, about 5' 10", weighing 250 pounds and a black female, about 5' 6", of medium build and dark skin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Buffalo police TIPCALL line at 847-2255.