Police investigating attempted child luring by man wearing Santa suit

Man in Santa suit attempts to lure children

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police are investigating two an attempted luring by a man in a Santa suit near an elementary school on Tuesday.

Police responded at Spring Hill Elementary School around 8:30 a.m. for an attempted child luring.

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Three students reported a man wearing a Santa suit was driving a white vehicle and attempted to lure them into his car, according to police.

Police said the vehicle is described as a four-door white Hyundai Sonata.

The driver of the car is described as a white man in his 40s with a medium build and a beard, according to police.

Police initially said they were investigating a second incident that involved a white van in Troy Hill, but upon further investigation, they determined there was only one incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call them at 412-323-7800.

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