Surveillance video shows suspicious man going door-to-door asking for DNA samples in Turlock

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TURLOCK, Calif. — Lauren Hassett knew something was wrong the moment she was approached by a stranger that didn't even bother knocking on her front door.

The Turlock mother told ABC10 that she was coming out of her house and into her garage when she spotted a man standing there, waiting.

"He said he was with AMBER Alert, and he wanted to finish up a DNA file so he wanted fingerprints," Hassett recalled. "And he specifically asked for five strands of [my daughter's] hair."

Hassett said the man hit her neighborhood on Wednesday night. But a second parent told ABC10 that the same man allegedly hit her neighborhood on the other side of town — at least 15 minutes away on Saturday — with two different stories.

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