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Two girls approached by suspicious men in pickup

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Two men tried unsuccessfully to lure two young girls into a pickup truck Monday afternoon, Winnipeg police say.

The incident occurred around 5 p.m. in the 500 block of Manitoba Avenue when the girls were approached by the men in a newer, red truck.

Police say the driver said, "Get in the car, I'll give you money."

The girls fled and contacted police.

The suspect driver is described as Aboriginal, mid-50s with greyish white hair. He was wearing a Chicago Bulls hat.

No description of the passenger is available.

As well, a dog was seen in the vehicle.

The investigation is continuing by members of the District 3 crime unit. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-2848 or CrimeStoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

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