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HURST Police in Hurst police are investigating a report of an attempted kidnapping of a 12-year-old girl.

According to a statement from Hurst police, the young girl had two encounters with a man driving a black SUV with a truck bed.

The first incident occurred at about 4:15 p.m. Thursday as the girl walked home from a bus stop at Hurstview and Springhill drives. On that day, the girl said the man followed her home in his SUV.

The following day at about the same time, the man was once again waiting at the bus stop. However, this time, the man got out of his SUV and chased the girl, police said. The young girl was able to make it home, at which time the man ran back to his car.

Police said the man was described as a white or Hispanic male, 40 to 50 years old, 5 feet 4 inches tall and 160 to 180 pounds. He was clean shaven with a shaved head.

Authorities said the black SUV could be a Chevrolet Avalanche or Cadillac Escalade.

Police in Hurst also revealed that a similar incident was reported on Oct. 31 to the North Richland Hills Police Department. In that case, a white male opened his passenger door and attempted to persuade an 8-year-old girl to get into the vehicle.

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