by: Tony Thomas Updated:
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Gwinnett County police now say they have five reported cases of attempted child abductions
in the past few weeks, all involving the same type of vehicle.
Notosha Priestley is a mother who's on edge.
“I'm staring out my window more often,” Priestly said.
After two initial reports of a man in a black pickup truck trying to lure young boys into his vehicle, Gwinnett County police say they are now being flooded with calls for suspicious activity.
The number of actual cases detectives are investigating stands at five. Police plan to bring in the first two boys next week to describe the man or men to a sketch artist.
Police say they are taking the situation seriously and are happy the community is as well, even if it means dozens of tips so far that haven’t panned out.
“We would rather have the community on high alert and get these calls rather than
And investigators want those tips to keep coming in until they can figure out who this mysterious man is and what his intentions are.
Priestley's eyes are open and she says she's given several warnings to her 12-year-old son.
“I just tell him, ‘Do not get in a car with anybody, I don’t' care if it's grandma, if it's grandpa, if it's Jesus. Just don't answer the door,” Priestley said.
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