(KOVR-TV) Neighbors spotted a suspicious white van with the words "Free Candy" painted in red driving around Natomas.
It's something you would see on Halloween, and it had nervous parents hoping it was just a trick and not really offering treats to children.
Lawrence Bellow, 12, snapped a photo on his cellphone of the suspicious van parked outside his home.
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"It looked too fake to be true, but I didn't want to get a closer look for sure," he said. "I was kind of nervous about it; I didn't know what was going on so I just wanted to get evidence in case anything happened."
He had a gut feeling the white van with blacked out windows and no license plate could be trouble.