STRANGER DANGER: 4 children approached by strangers in separate Metro Detroit incidents
Children approached in Garden City, Oceola Twp., Allen Park, Redford Twp.
Four children have been approached by strangers in Metro Detroit in separate incidents since Wednesday afternoon, according to police reports.
Here is information on all four stranger danger alerts issued by police:
Student followed by pickup truck in Garden City
A student walking home from Farmington 5-6 Campus was followed by a white pickup truck, police said.
The incident happened after the student was dismissed from school.
She was walking home when the pickup truck pulled up next to her and started keeping pace with her, police said.
Livingston County student approached
A student walking home from school in Oceola Township was approached by a woman at a school bus stop in the Hidden Creek neighborhood, police said.
The incident happened around 2:55 p.m. Wednesday.
The student fled to her home and told her mother.
Teenage girl approached by man in Allen Park
Nearby residents came to the rescue of a 14-year-old girl who was approached by a man near Carter and Wick roads in Allen Park, police said.
The incident happened around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday.
A man drove up to the girl and asked her if she wanted a ride. Residents witnessed the interaction, thought it was strange and told the man to leave.
Stranger walks into backyard to talk to teen in Redford Township
A man walked into a Redford Township backyard on Denby Street near 7 Mile Road and asked a teenage boy if he wanted to go for a ride, police said.
The incident happened sometime Thursday.
When the boy asked where they were going, the stranger said, "You'll see." The teenager declined and the man drove away.
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