An Austin man is behind bars in Bell County after allegedly trying to lure children into his vehicle in Belton Wednesday.

Belton Police issued a news released Thursday afternoon naming 34-year-old Timothy Clay Vickers of Austin as the suspect after reports of a man prowling for children in the 1600 block of Shady Lane.

Vickers was booked into the Bell County Jail at 9:40 AM Wednesday and charged with Enticing a Child. His bond was set at $2,000.

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