EUCLID, Ohio - Euclid City Schools are asking residents to be aware of suspicious vehicles after attempted luring incidents in neighborhoods.
They said the Euclid Police Department has been investigating a white van with white tinted windows seen in and around Euclid. The suspect is a white man who appears to be in his 50s and tries to lure children into the van, according to the school district safety announcement.
School officials said they believe the latest attempted abduction incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday near the Drug Mart on East 200th Street. Euclid police said another incident happened on Sept. 3.
According to police, the van's driver said things like "Want a ride?" and "Get in the van."
Teachers and staff members were notified and are going over "stranger-danger" exercises with students.
If you see a suspicious vehicle, report the license plate number to the Euclid Police Department or Joe Ridgely at 216-797-7817 .