Extra patrols in Canton Twp. after child says man tried to lure her with candy

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CANTON TWP., Ohio -- A young girl says a man driving a van tried to lure her with candy in Canton Township Thursday.

According to the Stark County Sheriff's Office, it happened in the Dallas Place area.

The man was described as older and white and was driving a white van.

After the incident, officers searched the area but were unable to locate a suspect.

Friday, extra patrols were added around school areas as a precaution.

Anyone with information should call authorities.

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