Increased police presence at Elyria elementary school after student approached by a stranger

Increased police presence at Elyria elementary school after student approached by a stranger

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) - Elyria School officials said there will be an increased police presence around Oakwood Elementary School on Thursday after a student was approached by a stranger and offered a ride.

The school said the attempted child enticement happened Wednesday morning near Penfield Avenue and Spruce Street.

According to school officials the man was driving a black truck.

The kid refused the ride and ran to school and told school officials what happened.

The school called police immediately.

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