Police investigating possible child luring attempt in North Bend park

Residents with information are asked to call the police at (425) 888-3333

The Snoqualmie Police Department announced Thursday, July 28, that they are investigating a possible child luring attempt that occurred last week at Torguson Park in North Bend.

Around 3:40 p.m. Sunday, July 24, police responded after a resident in the park reported that a man attempted to have her 5-year-old son walk away with him after giving him a toy, the police wrote in a statement. Bystanders intervened and the man left the area on a bike heading down the Snoqualmie Valley Trail, police said.

Police described the suspect as a white male in his late 40s or early 50s with long dark colored hair and a skinny build. An area check was conducted, but the suspect was not located. This case remains open and under investigation.

Residents with possible information on the case can contact Snoqualmie Police at at 425-888-3333, or policerecords@snoqualmiewa.gov.