Buffalo Police investigating "stranger danger" incident

Posted at 10:52 AM, Feb 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-02 11:03:44-05

The Buffalo School District released a statement regarding a stranger danger incident. 

Buffalo Police are investigating a complaint involving a middle school female student being approached at Broadway and Schutrum by a man asking for her cell phone Friday morning. 

He said he had a knife when she refused and took off when she sounded her emergency whistle, according to officials.

The man is described as a black male, approximately 5'8, early 30's and wearing a navy blue coat. 

Police ask anyone with additional information or concerns regarding this or a similar incident to contact them immediately.