Authorities investigating kidnapping attempt in Clear Lake

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Officials are investigating after a reported attempted kidnapping in northeast South Dakota.

The incident happened around 3:45 p.m. Monday in Clear Lake, according to the Deuel County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators say a brown or tan car with a man and woman inside attempted to get some young children into the vehicle. The children ran away from the vehicle and made it to their home.

Authorities responded to the report with a few minutes, and were unable to locate the vehicle.

The sheriff's office will have extra patrols in school zones following the incident.

Anyone with information can contact the sheriff's office at 605-874-8212.