Summit Police have issued an alert in the second reported case of an attempted child luring in three weeks in Summit. Police say two middle school students were approached by a stranger asking them if they needed a ride around 7:45 am on their way to school.
Patch that included a sketch of a man identified in an alleged child luring incident around Broad and North streets in December.
In today's incident, police say a woman was reportedly involved. Police are treating this as a "suspicious incident" and are investigating. Here are the details from the police alert released this afternoon:
At approximately 7:45 a.m. today, two young girls (both 11) were walking on Hawthorne Place towards the when a van, operated by an unidentified female, pulled alongside them and asked “Do you need a ride?”
When the girls responded “no” the unidentified woman replied “I didn’t mean to scare you” and drove off.
The driver was described as a white female, 55-65 years old, “with crazy style hair” and bright red lipstick.
The vehicle was described as a light-grey work van with tinted windows.
At this time the incident is being investigated by the Summit Police Department as a suspicious incident.
Please contact the Summit PD (908-273-0051) if you have any information regarding this incident.