CLAY TOWNSHIP – An attempted child luring in Lancaster County was thwarted. Police responded Wednesday evening to a report of a male attempting to lure an underage female into his car in the area of the Turkey Hill at Sharp Avenue in Clay Township. The 15-year-old female was walking out of the store when 18-year-old Karanpreet Singh started yelling at her to come over to his car. She went back into the store for a while and when she came out again, he continued to yell to her to come to his car. She left the area on her bicycle, but was followed by Singh. Two witnesses intervened and found him sitting in his car on a side street and held him for police to arrive. No physical contact was made and no persons were injured. Singh is charged with luring a child into a vehicle and stalking. He was transported to Lancaster County Prison after booking.

KARANPREET SINGH