Police warn public after summer school student approached by a stranger

Posted at 11:11 AM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 11:11:27-04

Buffalo Police are warning the public after a teenage summer school student was approached by a stranger, Tuesday morning.

A 17-year-old female student was approached by a man who was driving a four-door burgundy sedan in the Masten Park area near Herman Street.

Police say the man, identified as Asian or Hispanic, repeatedly asked the teen to get into the car, which she refused.

The student then called 911, and police arrived to escort her safely to school.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please call Buffalo Police.


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