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Fri., Dec. 3, 2010, 3:13 p.m.

Spokane Valley Reports Enticement

"We contacted Spokane Valley Police because I heard there might have been some similar child enticing incidents over there," e-mails Coeur d'Alene police spokeswoman to Hucks Online. "We live in a community that has already been touched by evil once. It greatly increases a child’s safety if their parents talk to them about what to do if approached by a stranger. I watched a "60 Minutes" special last month that featured a serial killer. He described to the reporter that the young female he killed initially refused to get into his car. He bragged that all he had to do was yell profanity at her in a very aggressive way and she did what she was told and got into his car. He later raped and dismembered her. She was too frightened and intimidated to do anything other than what she was told. He did not have a weapon, and he never got out of the car/Christie Wood, Coeur d'Alene Police Department. Spokane Valley police news release here, and: "A Child's Guide to Staying Safe here.




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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