Volusia County

Man tries to lure girl, 10, who was getting off of school bus, deputies say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is warning parents after they arrested a man who was allegedly trying to lure a child into his car.

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Daniel Turner is charged with stalking a minor and attempting to lure a child, records show.

Deputies said witnesses saw Turner pull his car up next to a 10-year-old girl after she got off her school bus at around 5:30 p.m. Friday and asked her to get in.

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The girl did the right thing by declining and walking away.

Two other drivers intervened and called 911.

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The sheriff’s office said this is a good reminder for parents to talk to their kids about how to handle encounters with strangers.

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