Cops: Stranger tried to lure teen in East Rockaway

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A stranger in a black sedan tried to convince a teenage girl to get into his car Thursday night in East Rockaway, Nassau police said.

The girl, 15, was walking on First Avenue about 9:20 p.m. when the car came nearby and its driver tried several times to lure her in, police said.

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He drove off when he noticed she was on her cellphone, police said. No injuries were reported.

Detectives ask anyone with information to call the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.

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