http://www.ksby.com/Global/story.asp...&nav=menu544_1 http://www.keyt.com/news/local/51341337.html <snipped> Santa Barbara Sheriff deputies received a report Monday afternoon, that a man driving a white van near Hartnett and Cane tried to lure an 11-year-old girl into his van. The girl said, the man pulled up to her and asked her to help him find a lost dog. The girl told sheriff officials that when she ran to a nearby home to call for help. Detectives say the suspect is in his 50's and was driving a white cargo van with two rear windows covered by curtains. Fellow Sleuthers: Please note that Salem discovered this incident and brought it to the Lindsey Baum forum as the poss. perp had WA plates. She has called LE on both sides of the issue. The link for that discussion is: [ame="http://www.websleuths.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86844"]Poss. child predator with WA plates in Santa Barbara - Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community[/ame] And thank you to JVK for the links I used to start this thread!