Attempted Abduction Reported In Tilden

TILDEN - Area authorities are on the lookout for a suspicious man who reportedly approached some students in an area community recently. According to Neligh News.com, Tilden Police Chief Bob Petersen says two junior high girls were approached after volleyball practice last Thursday near Main Street by a man in an "older blue van" who asked them to get into his vehicle. They did not approach the vehicle and alerted authorities. Petersen says on Friday, another junior high female was approached around 2:40 p.m. after school had dismissed for the day. She also reported that a male in an older blue van asked her to get in the vehicle with him. Anyone with information regarding these incidents should contact the Tilden Police Department, the Madison County Sheriff's office or the Antelope County Sheriff's office.