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Geneva Police Seek Woman Who Tried to Lure Boys Into SUV

Geneva police are seeking the public's help in locating woman who reportedly asked boys, 8 and 10, to look at dog in her sports utility vehicle.

Editor's Note: The Geneva Police Department sent a follow-up e-mail on Tuesday, Aug. 14, saying that woman involved in this report contacted police, who determined that the incident was simply a misunderstood .

 

The sent a press release Sunday asking resident for any information they might have regarding a 50-something white woman who reportedly tried to lure two boys into her sports utility vehicle.

At around 12:25 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, Geneva police reponded to a report of a suspicious incident in the 300 block of Campbell Street. According to reports, two brothers, ages 8 and 10, were approached by a woman exiting a business in the 300 block of Campbell Street.

The woman approached the two boys and asked if they wanted to see her dog in the back of her SUV parked across the street. The boys declined and told their parents, who contacted the police.

Police searched the area but could not find the woman or her SUV.

The Geneva Police Department is requesting assistance from the public. If you have any infomation on this case, please contact the Geneva Police Department at 630-­232-­4736.

The woman is described as white, about 5 feet, 6 inches tall, with a medium build and gray, collar-length wavy hair, wearing blue jeans.

SOURCE: Geneva Police Department press release

Max August 13, 2012 at 02:59 AM
And no details on the SUV? But then the kids are very young.
Marla Olson August 13, 2012 at 04:09 AM
I'm wondering why this "Breaking News" didn't "break" sooner.
Rudy August 14, 2012 at 01:16 AM
Get a grip maybe the old lady just wanted to show the kids her Dog! .01 percent of people have bad intentions and .00001 percent of old women in Geneva have bad intentions. I have a 9 year old boy and I would guarantee old women would run to stay away from him they wouldn't stand a chance.
Cora August 14, 2012 at 02:25 AM
Your comment makes little sense. What in the world are you trying to say about your own son?? Do you really think this women lives in Geneva. I can tell you don't.
Rudy August 14, 2012 at 02:26 PM
Yes cora I have lived in sleepy Geneva ALL my life. My point is a 8 and 10 year old could probably handle a 50 year old woman. When I wrestle and with my boys 9 -13 they give me all I want to handle meaning they are very tough. I am 240 pounds and they are a handful for me! I think (no I know) no 50+ year old lady is a match for either of my boys. She probably just wanted to show them her dog get a grip stop watching the TV so much!
Cora August 15, 2012 at 02:59 AM
You've missed the point. Your comment does not make sense until you've written a paragraph to explain what you meant in those three sentences. I, too, have lived in Geneva all of my life. I don't know how you can call Geneva sleepy when there are drug dealers and sex offenders throughout. By the way, I don't watch TV. I enjoy the outdoors of our beautiful town, Geneva.
John August 15, 2012 at 05:44 PM
Well Cora, you're wrong again as it looks like the lady does in fact live in Geneva and also was as Rudy put it "the old lady just wanted to show the kids her Dog".. C'mon, tell us the real reason you're so bitter, is it because Romney is down in the polls...is that what this is really about Cora?
Susie Dooberstein August 16, 2012 at 09:00 PM
"Drug dealers and sex offenders throughout" - where do YOU live? According to the Kane County sexual predator web site there are 3 registered sex offenders living in Geneva. ???

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