Middle school student approached by man in Allen Park

Posted at 4:13 AM, Jan 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-31 08:05:49-05

Allen Park Police are investigating a stranger danger incident that happened Monday around 2:45 p.m.

It happened in the area of Colwell and Fox Avenue.

Police say a student from Allen Park Middle School was involved.

The district sent an email warning to parents describing the incident. The student was reportedly followed by a man in an older, red pick-up truck, possibly a Ford. The stranger reportedly tried to talk the student into getting into his truck, and even said the boy's mother had sent him to pick the child up.

The man was described as having brown hair, a brown mustache, and a longer beard.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please call police.