The man was spotted trying to lure two students from Grisham Middle School to his vehicle on the morning of Feb. 12.
Police investigating after young Austin students reportedly approached by man
Parents are encouraged to remind their kids of “stranger danger.” Sheriff Robert Chody has issued a list of stranger danger safety tips.
AUSTIN, Texas – School officials sent out an alert to students and parents of Anderson Mill Elementary and Grisham Middle School after two students were approached by a stranger Monday morning.
According to the letter siblings were walking to school when a man approached them in a white sedan and asked them to get in his car.
The principal said the students safely avoided the situation and immediately reported it to an adult, who then notified police.
The children “safely avoided the situation” and reported it to an adult who then called police.
The Round Round Independent School District is asking parents to remind their children to take precautions to stay safe.
The Austin Police Department are working to find the suspect. APD said they will also be monitoring the area before, during and after school.
Police have not released a suspect description at this point in the investigation.
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