Ridgewood police are investigating a report that three men tried to lure a George Washington Middle School student into a car as she walked home from school Friday afternoon, according to a message from the schools superintendent.
The girl told authorities she was approached around 3:30 p.m. on Lincoln Avenue, near McKinley, by three men who “began making comments about her appearance and asked her to get into the vehicle,” the message from Superintendent Daniel Fishbein said.
“After she refused, the vehicle continued to travel south on Lincoln Avenue toward Glen Rock. It then reportedly made a U-turn and again approached the female victim. The occupants made more requests for the victim to get into the vehicle. The victim ran home without further incident,” Fishbein’s message said.
The car was described as an older model, small, black, four-door vehicle. Fishbein’s message said it was reportedly occupied by three black males with short hair in their twenties.
Anyone with information was urged to contact Ridgewood Police at 201-652-3900, or Detective Peter Youngblood at 201-251-4537 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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