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Oro Valley police look for man who offered cash to children playing outside

Posted at 1:50 PM, May 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-27 16:50:54-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Oro Valley police say a suspicious man offered children money Thursday.

Police say the man drove a white sedan near West Molinetto Drive and North Piemonte Way at 4:30 p.m. that day when he offered the money to two 10-year-old children playing outside their homes.

The children refused the money and the man drove away.

The man is described as tan-skinned with dark hair, a white shirt and dark purple sunglasses.

Those with information should call 911.

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