Police Warning Community After Two Men Approach Students Outside School

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JAMESTOWN – Police in Jamestown are warning the community about a suspicious situation where two men attempted to speak with children near Ring School on Thursday morning.

Jamestown Police say around 8:30 a.m. two men drove up in a white van to two students walking to the school near Hotchkiss Street near Clyde Avenue. Police say the youth did not talk with the men and continued on to the school.

At this time police say it is unknown what the intention of the two men where. Officers are checking surveillance video in the area to see if they can spot the men or the van.

Anyone who may have information on this incident, or know the identity of the men, is asked to contact the Jamestown Police Department at 483-7537.

The Jamestown Public School Administration and the Jamestown Police encourage parents and guardians to talk to their children about the importance of not talking to strangers, or if any stranger approaches them, to report it immediately to a trusted adult.


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