Police on alert after 2 attempted child abductions

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Police in Pearl River are alerting parents and students after two attempted child abductions occurred recently.

Officials say a masked man followed a Pearl River High School student after school on Friday. The other incident occurred in nearby Bergen County, N.J., when a man approached a middle school student in a black SUV and offered the student $1,000 to get in the car.

Officials say both students got away safely.

Anyone with information is asked to call Orangetown police at 845-359-3700.

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