Police in Lakewood are searching for a man accused of trying to lure a child into his van.

Lakewood police cruiser (TheLakewoodScoop.com)

TheLakewoodScoop.com reports the black male allegedly drove up to the boy in the Westgate community last night around 8 p.m. and offered him a lollypop if he would get in.

The child ran from the scene while the suspect drove off.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the the Lakewood Civilian Safety Watch at 732-367-1212 or Lakewood Police.