KENNETT HIGH SCHOOL WARNS PARENTS OF STRANGER

by Christian Mower on April 12, 2012

KENNETT HIGH SCHOOL IS ENCOURAGING PARENTS TO TALK WITH THEIR CHILDREN ABOUT BEING APPROACHED BY STRANGERS AFTER AN INCIDENT AT AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BUS STOP IN CENTER CONWAY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

THE CONWAY POLICE LOG SAYS ABOUT 8:30 A.M. WEDNESDAY AN 11-YEAR-OLD BOY WAS APPROACHED BY A WHITE MIDDLE AGED MAN IN A BLACK PICKUP AND ASKED IF HE WANTED TO GO FOR A RIDE.

THE BOY WAS FRIGHTENED AND BACKED AWAY AND THE TRUCK REPORTEDLY THEN LEFT HEADING TOWARD CONWAY.

CONWAY POLICE, NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE POLICE AND THE CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WERE NOTIFIED OF THE INCIDENT BUT POLICE WERE NOT ABLE TO LOCATE THE PICKUP.

THE BUS PICKED UP THE BOY AND HEADED TO SCHOOL WITHOUT INCIDENT.

THE MEMO FROM KENNETT SAYS IT’S INTENDED TO KEEP PARENTS INFORMED AND THEY CAN CONTACT THE HIGH SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS.