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Man tried to lure boy into van in west Toronto: police

Toronto police say a man tried to lure a 12-year-old boy into his van in the city’s west end on Tuesday.

The boy was riding his bicycle in the Dupont Street and Ossington Avenue area on Tuesday afternoon when he was approached by a man in a van.

Police said the man tried to lure the boy into the vehicle, but was unsuccessful.

The boy rode his bike home and alerted his parents, who called police.