Man in Rock Hill tried to lure kids into car with puppy, mom tells police

Police in Rock Hill are investigating an alleged attempt by a man to lure kids into his car by using a puppy as bait, police reports show.

In the incident Friday, involving three children in the 330 block of Herlong Avenue, one child told her mother that a man repeatedly asked the girl to go to his car to see a puppy, but the girl refused the man’s repeated attempts to lure him to his car and called her mother.

The mother immediately called police.

Officers were told by a nearby business that they had video of the man and turned a picture over to detectives.

The case remains under investigation; no arrests have been made.