New Caney ISD: Driver reportedly tries to lure student into truck

January 9, 2013 8:37:56 AM PST
New Caney ISD is encouraging parents to have a stranger danger conversation with their children after a man reportedly tried to lure a student into his truck Tuesday morning.

The incident happened as the student was walking to the bus stop at Garden Gate apartments in the New Caney Elementary attendance area, according to a school letter. A witness told officials that a man driving a white pickup truck approached the student and said, "Come in for a ride."

The man had a mustache and beard, wore a white shirt with blue pants, and driving in a white truck pulling a trailer full of lawn equipment. The New Caney ISD Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office have been notified of the encounter.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Michael Traylor with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office at 936-760-5876.

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