Archive for Friday, May 7, 2010

Police chief warns residents, parents about suspicious man offering rides to children

May 7, 2010

Baldwin City Police Chief Greg Neis wants to alert the community about a person who was offering rides to children after school Thursday.

A woman from the 300 block of Baker Street called police after hearing the man offer rides to children. There isn’t much of a description, but Neis said it was an unknown bearded white male driving an unknown white car who was asking the children if they needed a ride.

“Be on the lookout for anything strange and give us a call,” said Neis. “Also, reinforce to the kids not to get into a stranger’s car.”

The call Thursday wasn’t made until 15 minutes after the man had left the area. The police department’s phone number is 594-3850.

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