Man orders 9-year-old girl to get into his van

A man reportedly pulled up nex to a 9-year-old girl and ordered her to enter his white carge van Thursday afternoon, police said Friday.

The man driving a full-size white cargo van with no back windows and a red ladder on top pulled alongside the girl on the 3300 block of Crestmoor Drive at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, San Bruno police said. He then yelled through the passenger-side window, “Hey girl, get in the car,” police said.

The girl ran to a neighbor’s house and the police were called about 30 minutes later, authorities said.

The man was wearing a black jacket with no collar. He was white, in his 30s, skinny, unknown height and had curly brown hair with clear complexion.

The make of the van is unknown and it had two side-by-side cargo doors in the back.

Anyone with information should call San Bruno police at (650) 616-7100.

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